Democracy, Elections and Human Rights
In October 2007, the SRGDI received funding from the government of United States of America through the Democracy and Human Rights Funds (DHRF). The programme supported a radio phone-in programme (Demokalase Yathu) on MIJ FM radio station and established radio listening clubs in five districts. It advocated for access rural people to development and basic needs.
In 2008 SRGDI received Support from GTZ Forum for Dialogue and Peace. SRGDI successfully implemented a Youth Project to sensitise college student in 8 major public and private Universities in Malawi on issues of Conflict resolution and Youth participation in governance Issues.
In May 2009, SRGDI through its programme Demokalase Yathu conducted civic and voter education with the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) in Chikhwawa district prior to the Malawi presidential and parliamentary elections. Through the PPE Support Project, SRGDI was given two constituencies namely; Chikwawa South and Nkombezi Constituencies.