Nestled at the northern tip of the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh is surrounded on three sides by India. Roughly the size of Illinois, with 168 million people, 76.4% of whom live on less than $2 a day, Bangladesh struggles to feed its people and overcome its devastating poverty.
80% of its GNP comes from the retail garment industry which employs 4 million people at a recently upgraded salary of $53 a month. Its children are malnourished and the lack of resources and opportunity, especially in rural areas, keep its population from changing the course of their lives from generation to generation.
PSDI is making a huge impact on families in its working areas. Through a holistic, bottom-up management model, the poor are successfully uplifting themselves permanently out of poverty within a ten year cycle. Please browse our website to experience hope at work.