UDPS is an Institution for Social and Financial Services. It as a national NGO, has been working in implementing different humanitarian social development projects and microcredit programs in 21 Districts with 100 branch offices including project office across the country for the last 29 years for socio-economic development of the rural and urban poor specially women and children having its head office in Dhaka and Zonal offices in Five Zones encompassing more than 3,89,404 (Microcredit-1,78,492 + Project-2,10,912) beneficiaries during the year. It has also been providing financial assistance from microcredit programs to bring the poor people out of extreme poverty and change their lifestyle making them self-reliant. It was established and founded by Mr. AFM Akhter Uddin, Chief Executive at Salandar under Sadar Upazila of Thakurgaon District on September 1, 1986. A total of 675 (Microfinance-502 + Project-173) and total female-187(Microfinance-57 + Project-130) skilled and dedicated employees are employed with UDPS to implement all kinds of projects including imparting training, formal and non-formal education, humanitarian socio-economic development project, awareness building on social issues, community mobilization, disaster management, women and child development, raising awareness for adaptation of climate change, food security and livelihood and Microcredit Programs.