Monthly Archives: May 2014

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Why is measuring social impact important?

An interview moderated by Sarah Emerson, Director of Women Empowered (WE) Initiative with Jessica Jiminez, Senior Technical Advisor, and Janine Schooley, Senior Vice President for Programs to discuss the importance of measuring social impact, the challenges faced and the impact of measurement on foreign aid.

Sarah Emerson: Why is measuring social impact important?

Janine Schooley: So much […]

By |May 30th, 2014|From the Leadership, Women's Empowerment & Poverty|
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What You Give When You Think Forward With PCI

[vc_column width=”1/1″ bg_color=”f6891f”]The Think Forward monthly giving program was born from the idea that just as we encourage the communities we work with to focus on building a positive future, we too strive to continually be forward thinking in our program planning. With your commitment to make a recurring monthly gift to […]

By |May 29th, 2014|Children's Health, Community Development, Sustainability|

Using GPS Data to DELIVER Health Products to People Faster

PCI is currently breaking new ground in our use of satellite technology to bring vegetation maps to pastoralists in Ethiopia. DELIVER does something similar, though in the form of GPS data. These projects, in implementation, are very similar in that the technology existed, it was just a matter of using it in an innovative way […]

By |May 27th, 2014|Community Development, Innovation|

High School Students Host Tournament to Game for Charity

Several years ago, Nikhil Palanki traveled with The Bishop’s School in La Jolla to India to visit PCI’s street and working children programs that support children living and working on the streets. The trip was transformative and he was ignited with an incredible need to not just absorb what he saw, but help make a […]

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PCI RECEIVES GIFT TO ACCELERATE EXPANSION OF WOMEN EMPOWERED (WE) INITIATIVE MICRO-SAVINGS PROGRAM

Gift from Hapke Family Foundation will enhance program’s achievements to support the expansion of 500 women’s groups in Africa

SAN DIEGO, CA (May 21, 2014) — PCI (Project Concern International) recently received a generous $100,000 gift from the Hapke Family Foundation to expand and enhance achievements under the Women Empowered (WE) Initiative, a proven and evidence-based model […]

By |May 21st, 2014|Media Releases, Women's Empowerment & Poverty|