|Population and Development International (PDI)
Population and Development International (PDI) is an international
non-profit, non-governmental organization that works with local
institutions in Southeast Asia to reduce poverty and facilitate health
and socio-economic development. The U.S. Internal Revenue Service recognizes
PDI as a charitable organization with 501(c)(3) status.
PDI is governed by a Board of Directors
which establishes the
organization’s policies, priorities and procedures for support of
foreign projects and foreign grant making. Its headquarters are
based in the USA, and the organization maintains a regional
presence in Bangkok, Thailand and a soon to be opened regional office
in Siem Reap Province, Cambodia.
PDI has been assisting institutions in
Southeast Asia since 1991,
overseeing the development of country programs and research
activities in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. In Thailand,
PDI’s main implementing partner is the Population and Community
Development Association (PDA) -
one of the largest NGO in the country renowned for its pioneering efforts
in family planning, HIV/AIDS prevention and care, community development,
alleviation. PDA also offers related training programs through its
Asian Center for Population and Community Development (ACPD).
To learn more about Population and Development International, please
visit the website here.