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New Hope for Communities of the Guatemalan Highlands though Women Empowered (WE)

One of the first groups formed under PCI’s Women Empowered (WE) pilot Project in Guatemala in 2012, “New Hope” is living up to its name. Chocal is a community whose inhabitants face ongoing challenges that include drought, lack of economic opportunity and poor health. In response, the group has independently carried out multiple socially-focused activities [...]

By | 2017-11-17T15:45:23+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Empowering Women, Guatemala, Hardship|

What is action/2015?

  2015 is the year that will set the course for a generation, for better or worse. Leaders will be making major decisions at two large U.N. summits that will dictate the way the world goes after some of the biggest problems facing us today. At the first summit in September, world leaders will agree [...]

By | 2017-12-06T09:23:57+00:00 January 14th, 2015|From the Leadership|

Haiti Earthquake: Five Years Later

Integrated Neighborhood Approach Hailed as Model for Disaster Response and Recovery PCI, in partnership with Global Communities, concluded two years of rebuilding the Port-Au-Prince, Haiti neighborhood of Ravine Pintade, greatly damaged by the 2010 earthquake. With technical input and funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), Global [...]

By | 2017-12-06T09:24:45+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Disaster Response, Haiti, Hardship|

PCI Receives Google Award Using Satellite Data to Help Pastoralists Find Greener Pastures

$750,000 Seed Funding Expands Program in Ethiopia and Tanzania SAN DIEGO—PCI (Project Concern International) received funding from Google today to expand its Satellite Assisted Pastoral Resource Management (SAPARM) program, which puts satellite derived vegetation data in the hands of pastoralists to aid them in making critical decisions on where to find available pasture throughout the [...]

By | 2017-12-06T09:26:45+00:00 December 19th, 2014|Media Releases|