The organisation was established by Richard Maketlo in 2004. The aim of the organisation is to be the leading advocacy entity in fighting for the rights of the marginalized and violated communities, in uplifting the standard of life of the beneficiaries through skills development and awareness through education. Mobilising of women’s organisations at community level to ensure that public health education messages on risk and prevention strategies are reaching all women (through community radio, the use of technology, etc.)

Gender Violence has taken on critical proportions during this time of Covid 19.  Sarag Development Agency will take this period to address and highlight the need for justice for perpetrators of violence against women children and the vulnerable marginalised groups. This WVLSA project aims to highlight gender related complaints, seek justice for gender discrimination, report and assist in sexual harassment cases and advocate on violation of gender rights awareness on public interest matters.