About us

PLDS

  • PLDS was founded in 2009
  • PLDS is non-profit, charitable organization.
  • PLDS is registered in USA under Federal Tax Code 501 C (3)
  • PLDS is also an approved and registered NGO from Government of Bangladesh.
  • We are registered with NGO Affairs Bureau under Prime Ministry Office, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • We are currently enlisted with Dhaka Deputy Commissioner, Dhaka DC Office, of Bangladesh in DC Office NGO portfolio.

We are helping improve the lives and living condition of the poor in Bangladesh. PLDS goal is to alleviate poverty at the grass root level so the poor can break out of the cycle. Our programs emphasize on helping distressed women, disadvantaged children and vulnerable people in general. At PLDS, we value human dignity. We focus on serving the poor honestly and justly. We operate on the basis of transparency, accountability and impartiality.

Mission

Our mission is replacing poverty with prosperity in the lives of the extreme poor in the remote villages of Bangladesh.

Vision

Our vision is to see a society where all people irrespective of gender, caste, ethnicity or religion enjoying a healthy and peaceful life with full human dignity and honor and without threat of hunger or poverty.

PLDS plans to achieve this vision by serving the homeless, indigent, needy families and people in the remote villages of Bangladesh by providing access to resources and training and by creating awareness, positive social mobilization and advocacy.

Facts of Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a small, impoverished South-East Asian nation of 160 million. Thousands of remote villages of Bangladesh are plagued with poverty, malnutrition and illiteracy. The population in Bangladesh is predominantly rural, with almost 80 percent of the population living in rural areas. Many people live in remote areas that lack services such as education. health clinics, and adequate roads, particularly road links to markets. About one-third population in rural areas lives below the poverty line. They suffer from persistent food malnutrition, own no land and assets, are often uneducated and may also suffer serious illnesses or disabilities. Another group of the rural population is considered moderately poor. Though they may own a small plot of land and some livestock and generally have enough to eat, their diets lack nutritional value. As a result of health problems or natural disasters, they are at risk of sliding deeper into poverty. Women are among the poorest of the rural poor, especially when they are the sole heads of their households. They suffer from discrimination and have few earning opportunities, and their nutritional intake is often inadequate.

Find US

USA Office

Office Address

224 East Olive Suite 205 Burbank, CA 91502, U.S.A

Mailing Address

2001 Richard St. Burbank CA 91504 U.S.A.

Bangladesh Office

Country Office

Rahima Tower
Ga-99/5, 3rd Floor
Middle Badda, Dhaka-1212.

Project office

Rahima Tower
Ga-99/5, 3rd Floor
Middle Badda, Dhaka-1212.

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