Rural Community Development Society (RCDS) is a unique development organization that mobilizes the strength of people against poverty. RCDS is performing this vital role through implementation of integrated projects and this approach has made it a partner of choice for leading donor agencies like PPAF, ASF, UNDP, Embassy of Japan, among others
RCDS embodies practical and innovative ways to alleviate poverty. It helps save lives and build livelihoods in crises with the support of international donors. RCDS has played an active role during the initial phase of early recovery and rehabilitation programs in flood affected areas. In the next phase, RCDS has launched long term projects in partnership with PPAF in southern Punjab.
Executive Director's Message
In more than 19 years since RCDS was founded in 1995, the organization has accounted its nodal responsibility for the participation, development, empowerment and sustainability of the marginalized, deprived, under-privileged, neglected and impoverished communities inPakistan. RCDS has improvised and thrived for curbing the mandate of poverty alleviation through developing effective innovations, pioneering of new fields, efficient interventions, expanding access to resources and generating sustainable impact on individual, institute and community tiers through the integrated business development framework of its programs.The provisions and initiatives included micro credit, health, education, agricultural and livestock extension, advocacy, justice and rights inclusions, technical and vocational trainings, infrastructure development, livelihood enhancement, environment sustainability, emergency and natural resources management to the beneficiaries.