The Model positions the PARISH as the epicenter of multi-sectoral community development, planning, implementation, supervision and accountability. Parish as the lowest reference unit for planning, budgeting and delivery of interventions to drive socio-economic transformation.

The PDM wil create Wealth, Employment and increase Household Incomes.

The PDM has seven Pillars i.e.

  1. Production, Storage, Processing and Marketing;
  2. Infrastructure and Economic Services;
  3. Financial Inclusion;
  4. Social Services;
  5. Mindset change;
  6. Parish Based Management Information System (PDMIS). The PDMIS was developed by local innovators under the innovation Initiative of boosting the adoption of locally developed ICT solutions. 
  7. Governance and Administration.