Mission: The mission of PDI is to assist local institutions worldwide to improve the quality of life of rural poor by initiating integrated health, community development, educational, and environmental conservation projects.
Results: PDI works in conjunction with the Thai NGO, Population & Community Development Association, which was instrumental in halting the spread of HIV/AIDS in Thailand has successfully implemented rural development projects in over 400 villages.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 21,000
Geographic areas served: Southeast Asia
Programs: Funds provided to local organizations for various projects in rural villages in thailand for the training of villagers in specific skills, reforestation costs,and the establishment of microcredit funds.
funds provided to pdi-cambiodia, an international ngo, for projects in rural villages in cambodia to start social enterprise activities for the villagers to earn their own income.
administrative expenses incurred by the bangkok office of pdi to carry out the grants in thailand and cambodia