Since 2010, PCI and prime partner ACDI/VOCA have been collaborating on a five-year USAID-funded Multi-Year Assistance Program which seeks to increase food security among vulnerable households.
PCI has been working in Bolivia since 1980, improving the health and well-being of children and families living in poor, rural communities.
With support from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other initiatives, PCI is supporting the government of Botswana to improve the quality of life and self-sufficiency of families.
Since 2005, PCI Ethiopia has built a strong reputation for community-based, integrated health and development programming.
PCI began working in Guatemala in 1974 and continues to work with Guatemalan communities to improve the lives of vulnerable populations.
PCI has built a strong reputation for evidence-based, community-lead, health, development and integrated emergency response programs in Haiti.
PCI began operations in India in 1997 and continues working in both rural and urban settings focusing on health and community development for low-income, vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations, especially children and women of reproductive age.
PCI has operated in Indonesia since 1972, empowering local groups to sustain effective long-term development approaches, with a particular emphasis on reinforcing the role of women.
In 2010, USAID’s Office of Food for Peace awarded ACDI/VOCA and PCI a five year, $40 million Title II Multi-Year Assistance Program for Liberia.
PCI has operated in Malawi since 2007, when it began activities by leading an innovative Global Development Alliance initiative to strengthen aquaculture value chains for fish farmers and other related micro-enterprises.
In 1961, a young doctor from San Diego, California, traveled to Tijuana to volunteer his medical services and saved the lives of two small children that were gravely ill from pneumonia and PCI has remained committed to improving the health and well-being of populations on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border.
For 21 years, PCI has implemented integrated development projects in Nicaragua, combining interventions in the areas of health; education; economic empowerment; water and sanitation; food and nutrition security; and disaster response and risk reduction.
PCI, with the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal Networks on Violence against Women – which represent over 300 member organizations, is spearheading a cross-sectoral effort to change social norms that engender and sustain physical and sexual violence against women which puts them at increased risk of HIV infection.
PCI/Tanzania began operations in 2008 with a water and sanitation improvement project funded by the Starbucks Foundation Ethos Water Fund.
US & Border Programs
PCI was founded in the U.S./Mexico border region in 1961 by a young doctor from San Diego who saved the lives of two small children that were dying of pneumonia in a Tijuana clinic, which led to PCI’s founding.