Family sponsorship programme is the flagship programme of PDS which is being implemented ever since its inception. In this programme, ultra-poor families are supported through regular monthly assistance for a stipulated period of time. The assistance is utilized mostly for income generating activities and for fulfilling immediate needs like food, clothing, housing, medical and education. The programme is closely monitored by a team of village level animators, sponsors, parish priests and field coordinators. The programme is implemented in collaboration with GLS foundation,Aktian Erzengel Rafael Stegersbatch, Save a Family Plan, etc.