Peace and Development Aid Organization (PDAO), a local and independent None-Governmental Organization, has began its operation and program implementation since July 2005 following the change of the strategy of HEKS Cambodia Programme in Phnom Penh. It was officially registered and endorsed in the Ministry of Interior of the Kingdom of Cambodia in 07 August 2005. Since then, PDAO had continuous support from HEKS in terms of financial and technical supports until ending 2007. After 3 years as a respected and successful NGO, PDAO has now a solid foundation for its continued growth and development. It has an active Board of Director, a clear vision and mission, goals and value, which correspond to the needs of communities. PDAO has a history of success in supporting participatory development and community based organizations (CBOs) in both community and provincial level.