A coalition of social development organizations based and operating in the Bicol Region which come together for a common purpose of improving the quality of life of poor and disadvantaged Bicolanos.
A non-profit organization formed on August 18, 2005 and registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission last February 23, 2007
Company Reg. No. CN200726067
Since August 2005, BCDI has been working on a region-wide integrated rural development program towards poverty alleviation in the Bicol Region.
From May to November 2006, BCDI conducted the following baseline studies as part of the Identification/Formulation Phase:
Poverty Mapping in Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Masbate and Catanduanes
GAD Mapping and Gender Analysis
Public Opinion on Poverty and Governance
Feasibility Study for the Proposed Microfinance and Entrepreneurial Development Center