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PCI Receives Vital Funding to Expand School Feeding Program in Nicaragua

SAN DIEGO—In honor of World Food Day, Project Concern International (PCI) is pleased to announce the expansion of its McGovern-Dole International Food for Education Program in Nicaragua. Thanks to a new award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the global nonprofit will be able to provide 77,500 schoolchildren with daily school meals. These students attend [...]

By | 2017-10-16T13:39:45+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Media Releases|

UC San Diego, PCI Partner to Curb Human Trafficking

SAN DIEGO—The University of California San Diego signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Project Concern International (PCI) yesterday to jointly advance anti-human trafficking efforts in San Diego County. The MoU was signed by UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla and PCI’s President & CEO Carrie Hessler-Radelet following “No More, No More,” a human trafficking awareness [...]

By | 2017-10-12T14:34:31+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Media Releases|

AfriScout App Debuts in Washington, DC

Project Concern International’s AfriScout mobile application is among 100 development innovations under one roof today as part of Global Innovation Week (GIW) in Washington, D.C. The inaugural event—hosted by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)—is an opportunity for leading innovators, industry experts, researchers and scientists to showcase the latest thinking around innovation in government, [...]

By | 2017-09-29T14:06:28+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Innovation|

PCI on the Ground in Texas

PCI's Medical Director, Dr. Blanca Lomeli, is on the ground in Texas, visiting Houston, Rockport and Tivoli. She has been meeting with our local partners to develop a long-term response to Hurricane Harvey and plans for recovery. Follow us on social media for updates on these efforts and consider donating to PCI's response [...]

Hurricane Harvey: Support PCI’s Response

As the devastation from Hurricane Harvey continues to unfold in Texas, PCI is working with our partner AmeriCares on the ground to provide desperately needed support.In addition to getting critical emergency medical health supplies into the hands of frontline health workers, we’re also supporting safety-net health institutions that serve the most vulnerable populations.Our teams in [...]