Women’s Empowerment & Poverty

Measuring Our Impact

Measuring Our Impact

Words like “sustainability,” “integration” and “impact” are often used, but less often actually measured. PCI is committed to rescuing these terms from their current status as broad, imprecise concepts and transforming them into demonstrable outcomes through innovative approaches to measurement. Sustainable Impact Because project funds, by definition, are unavailable once […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day And Inspiring Change Around The World

Celebrating International Women’s Day And Inspiring Change Around The World

On the 105th Anniversary of International Women’s Day, PCI celebrates the brave women and men across the world honoring this year’s theme of “Inspiring Change.” For more than 50 years, PCI has been empowering women, supporting thousands of vulnerable communities to improve health and create lasting change by transferring skills […]

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Expanding Our Impact through Women Empowered (WE)

Expanding Our Impact through Women Empowered (WE)

“[Women Empowered] has taught me to think of tomorrow. I am in this group so that I can help my children so they will not lack for things they need.” – Women Empowered Initiative group member, Boeh Community, Liberia Global Impact 2013 was remarkable for PCI’s unprecedented Women Empowered Initiative. […]

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Maximizing Our Impact Through Mobile Technology

Maximizing Our Impact Through Mobile Technology

PCI’s commitment to preventing disease, improving community health and promoting sustainable development worldwide has never been more resolute. We have an incredible opportunity to maximize our impact through mobile technology by leveraging new and innovative resources, allowing us to make our work more impactful and effective. Our programs touch the lives […]

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Saving Baby Llamas in Bolivia

Saving Baby Llamas in Bolivia

INNOVATION IN ACTION The Challenge The Altiplano (high plains) of western Bolivia is a region of extreme climatic conditions – high altitude, low temperatures, frequent drought, risk of unpredictable heavy snow, hail and relentless winds unbroken by trees. It is home to 3.9 million Bolivians, nearly 40% of the country’s […]

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Human Rights Day 2013

Human Rights Day 2013

December 10th is Human Rights Day, and 2013 marks the 20th year celebration of the creation of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, which supports human rights defenders and brings human rights closer to people. Some of its most significant achievements include the following: Economic, social, cultural, […]

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Protect, Defend & Empower

Protect, Defend & Empower

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women The news stories from around the world are troubling to say the least. Gender-based violence against women is harsh. “Justice” is served to these “perpetrators” swiftly and with no remorse. Shockingly, the female “perpetrators” are not who you would imagine, nor […]

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Innovation + Education = Bright Futures; Celebrating International Day of the Girl Child

Innovation + Education = Bright Futures; Celebrating International Day of the Girl Child

Great change takes great courage. Malala Yousafzai is a girl with great courage. Malala said, “If we want the education of girls, we should be united. We should not wait. We should do it now.” Malala advocated for education in her native Pakistan, where the Taliban had banned schooling for […]

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PCI SIGNS AN AGREEMENT TO EXPAND WOMEN EMPOWERED INITIATIVE THROUGH CREATION OF GROW GROUPS IN RURAL BOTSWANA

PCI SIGNS AN AGREEMENT TO EXPAND WOMEN EMPOWERED INITIATIVE THROUGH CREATION OF GROW GROUPS IN RURAL BOTSWANA

The successful savings and social empowerment program, Women Empowered (WE), expands into two new communities, creating 32 new savings groups and reaching over 600 women in Botswana MOLEPOLOLE, BOTSWANA – At a ceremony in Molepolole on July 31st, the acting Managing Director of Barclays Bank, Aupa Monyatsi, presented Dorothy Tlagae, […]

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Life and Lessons Learned in Guatemala’s Rural Highlands

Life and Lessons Learned in Guatemala’s Rural Highlands

In Guatemala, indigenous families face extreme poverty and harsh living conditions. Women and children are the most vulnerable, lacking access to basic education and health services, and struggling against traditional prejudices that diminish their quality of life. PCI, in partnership with a local association of midwives, created Casa Materna – […]

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