An Holistic Approach to Development

AN HOLISTIC APPROACH TO DEVELOPMENT

Listening to the People to Learn from the People
India is home to the largest democracy in the world and voter turnout among the lower socioeconomic segments of society is impressive by world standards. Yet, even the best-crafted policies often fail to be effectively implemented. More...

Changing Minds, Changing Societies
This millennium has seen a rising tide of terrorist violence around the world, a deepening of religious and communal tensions, and a continuation of war, oppression, and genocide exercised by the powerful over the bodies and lives and the marginalized.More...

Bringing Together the Best of Both Worlds
Too often, development is considered primarily in macroeconomic terms, with large industries and commercial enterprises trampling local livelihoods and leaving the ruins of cherished customs, More...

Healing the Land, Healing the Hand that Feeds Us
Environmental degradation and the demands of global capitalism have placed severe strain on ecosystems, disproportionately affecting those in the developing world who inhabit areas already suffering from poverty, More...

Embodying Care
While the rise of HIV/AIDS and other global pandemics in India have drawn increasing international attention to health and health care challenges in resource-poor areas, More...

Building a Global Movement
Networking for Voluntary Action
Over the last several years, PIDT has built a growing network with other local NGOs and international organizations to promote voluntary civic engagement toward social justice and empowerment of the oppressed, with the ultimate aim of creating a more humane, egalitarian, peaceful society. More...