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Donor Love 2017

This month is about love, and at PCI it is no different. Whether you are a new friend to PCI or a long-time supporter, thank you for giving PCI a piece of your BIG heart through your interest and investment in our work. We made this video for you: Simply, we couldn’t do [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Poverty|

Carrie Hessler-Radelet Named President & CEO of Project Concern International

Former Peace Corps Director takes helm of International Development Organization SAN DIEGO—Carrie Hessler-Radelet was selected as the new President & CEO of Project Concern International (PCI) by its Board of Directors on February 3. Hessler-Radelet will lead PCI’s efforts working with families and communities in 16 countries to enhance health, end hunger, and [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Media Releases|

USAID Helps Improve Safety In Guatemalan Neighborhoods

Barrio Mio beneficiary Rosalba Ayala is grateful for her newly reinforced home and appreciates having a clean, upgraded neighborhood, where children can play safely, free of mud and wastewater that used to collect in the streets. With USAID support, Project Concern International (PCI) initiated a project that is reducing disaster risk in hazard-prone [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|Community Development|

An Insider’s Journey to Improving Food Security and Literacy in Tanzania

This story was originally published on USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) blog, highlighting the Feed the Future school-feeding program implemented by PCI. FAS caught up with Kara West, PCI Operations Officer, while visiting Tanzania to glean an insider’s perspective on the program.   Why did PCI begin this McGovern-Dole program in Tanzania?  PCI began implementing a [...]

Mary Pat Kieffer Talks with Family Planning Voices

This post was originally published on Family Planning Voices, highlighting an interview of PCI's Senior Director, Health, Mary Pat Kieffer. Family Planning Voices is a global storytelling initiative led by the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project and Family Planning 2020 (FP2020). During the 15 years that I was working in East Africa, I’d talk with pregnant women [...]