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Eradicating Polio in India – PCI and the Core Group Polio Project

Eradicating Polio in India – PCI and the Core Group Polio Project

This week, World Immunization Week, we want to communicate the importance of immunization and vaccines and celebrating in the successes of both the eradication and prevention of many diseases. One of our major accomplishments that we want to highlight is our participation in the Core Group Polio Project and its […]

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From Haiti to Guatemala: Reducing Risk in Urban Communities

From 2010 to 2012, PCI and its partners transformed a downtown area of Port-au-Prince that was 70% destroyed by the 2010 earthquake into a safer and healthier neighborhood. Katye (“neighborhood” in Creole) greatly informed what is now more commonly referred to as the “Neighborhood Approach”— an approach to urban disaster […]

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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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March 2014 eNews

March 2014 eNews

WE ARE CHANGING THE FACE OF POVERTY WORLDWIDE March 2014 Women Empowered (WE) Initiative Chosen as Top 5 Nominee for Annual Classy Awards PCI’s WE Initiative is being recognized as one of the most outstanding and compelling philanthropic achievers around the world in the category of Women’s Rights. “We are thrilled […]

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With A Little Help From My Friends, Improving TB Prevention and Control

With A Little Help From My Friends, Improving TB Prevention and Control

In 1953, Richard Starkey contracted a disease that put him in a sanatorium for two years. During his second year there, he was diagnosed with tuberculosis. Richard was lucky to have had access to health care services, to be in an environment where he not only received medical care, but […]

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WOMEN EMPOWERED (WE) INITIATIVE CHOSEN AS TOP 5 NOMINEE FOR ANNUAL CLASSY AWARDS

WOMEN EMPOWERED (WE) INITIATIVE CHOSEN AS TOP 5 NOMINEE FOR ANNUAL CLASSY AWARDS

The WE Initiative has been chosen as a program driving measurable social change around the world  SAN DIEGO, CA (March 11, 2014) – PCI (Project Concern International)’s Women Empowered Initiative has been chosen as a Top 5 Nominee for the 5th Annual CLASSY Awards, a social impact awards ceremony that […]

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PCI’S WOMEN EMPOWERED (WE) INITIATIVE CHOSEN AS TOP 5 NOMINEE FOR ANNUAL CLASSY AWARDS

The WE Initiative has been chosen as a program driving measurable social change around the world SAN DIEGO, CA (March 11, 2014) – PCI (Project Concern International)’s Women Empowered Initiative has been chosen as a Top 5 Nominee for the 5th Annual CLASSY Awards, a social impact awards ceremony that […]

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GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATION USES SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE PASTORAL DECISION-MAKING IN ETHIOPIA

GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATION USES SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE PASTORAL DECISION-MAKING IN ETHIOPIA

PCI pilots innovative model to help pastoralists manage drought risk in Afar San Diego, CA (April 22, 2014) – PCI, in collaboration with World Food Programme (WFP) and the Government of Ethiopia, is pleased to announced that it has won a competitive grant from the Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program […]

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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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February 2014 eNews

February 2014 eNews

THE CASE FOR CLEAN WATER February 2014 The Case for Clean Water Did you know that Americans use at least 20 times the amount of fresh water per day than a person in the developing world? But unlike our water supply, theirs doesn’t flow clean and safe from a tap; […]

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