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THE POPULATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (PDA) operates a wide variety of programs designed to serve and assist the rural poor of Thailand. These programs cover such diverse activities as free vasectomies, income generation programs at village level, forest replanting schemes, vegetable banks, industry relocation into rural areas, mobile health clinics, environmental education programs, and a democracy project. www.pda.or.th/eng

was established in 1978 as the international training arm of the Population and Community Development Association (PDA). Training activities were originally funded by the Pathfinder Fund and the Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning (JOICFP). In 1979, the Royal Netherlands Government became the major source of financial support for the Center. www.pda.or.th


was established in 2010 as a registered international NGO in the Kingdom of Cambodia. This project was generously funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to focus on poverty eradication and maternal & child health through a community-based approach.



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THE POPULATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (PDA) YOUTUBE PAGE contains documentary videos done on its history and present projects. www.youtube.com/pdathailand  
MechaiV is the Twitter account of the founder and chairman of PDI and PDA, Mechai Viravaidya, where he offers his insights on the global development community and current events. www.twitter.com/MechaiV  
Great Non-Profits profile on Population and Development International.  

CABBAGES & CONDOMS RESTAURANT & RESORTS were created to provide financial support for PDA, Thailand's foremost non-governmental charitable organization. Money spent at our resort contributes to Thailand's rural development, education and scholarships, HIV/AIDS education and environmental protection. Our Resort is an environmentally conscious establishment and our endeavors ensure protection of the environment, by recycling wastewater for its gardens and trees. www.cabbagesandcondoms.co.th


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PDI is a 501(C)(3) organization based in the United States committed to eradicating poverty worldwide