Livelihood The development objective of Progressive Development Initiatives is to establish efficient and effective institutional platforms of the rural poor that enables them to increase household income through sustainable livelihood enhancements and improved access to financial and selected public services. Progressive Development Initiatives believes in helping individuals live a life of dignity. To achieve this, our livelihood programmes focuses on generating sustainable livelihoods. This is done through capacity building, fostering community links and promoting small businesses. It puts special focus on entrepreneurial ventures, which are owned by youth and women. Progressive Development Initiatives through its livelihood programmes promotes microfinance, Self Help Groups, capacity building and small businesses. It also fosters linkages between community collectives and financial institutions. Progressive Development Initiatives also focuses on improving the literacy, numeracy and critical thinking skills to promote sustainable livelihoods. The Company works towards creating an enabling environment, which supports the needs and aspirations of the people. Progressive Development Initiatives emphasizes on building capability, developing multiple assets, developing value chains and engaging with all stakeholders to promote secure and resilient livelohood opportunities to the marginalized popualtion.