SAWTEE has been sustaining itself through membership fees and contributions, sales proceeds of its publications and support from development partners. SAWTEE has received support from, among others, the following development partners:

  • ActionAid, Kathmandu and Bangkok
  • The Asia Foundation, Kathmandu
  • CARITAS, Kathmandu
  • Development Fund, Oslo
  • Department for International Development, Kathmandu
  • Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, New Delhi and Kathmandu
  • Ford Foundation, New Delhi
  • International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu
  • International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ottawa
  • MS Nepal, Kathmandu
  • Oxfam Novib, The Hague
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Geneva
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Kathmandu, Regional Centre in Colombo and Regional Centre in Bangkok
  • United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM) Regional Office, New Delhi
  • USC Canada, Kathmandu