The Partnership for Development Assistance in the Philippines Inc (formerly known as Philippine Development Assistance Programme, Inc.), started as a consortium of Filipino and Canadian non-government organizations (NGOs). It was founded in 1986 as a non-stock, non-profit organization, to become an effective instrument in reducing poverty and inequity in the Philippines. PDAP prides itself in having 6 member networks with more than 300 community-based members and partner NGOs. PDAP has distinguished itself in promoting and developing rural enterprises for poverty reduction and as a tool in promoting peace in conflict-affected areas.
Rivers 1997 to 2004
Rivers period during which PDAP built on its strengths, took giant steps and found its voice in the development world.
Rivers : Succes Stories
- Pecuaria Development Cooperative, Inc.: In the Laboratory of Change
- Western Kutawato State Revolutionary Committee – Al Jamelah : Beautiful Women, Beautiful Story
- Federation of Peoples’ Sustainable Cooperative : Lending Program Takes on Life of Its Own
- Multi-Sectoral Alliance for Development – Negros: Giving the Organic Sugar Sectora Shot in the Arm