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Putting Human Trafficking Out of Business

Over the course of the two-hour meeting, the telephone rang no less than 30 times. No one picked up, but the message was clear: San Diego has a problem. The callers—many of whom were just starting their workday—were trying to solicit sex from a minor. For Marjorie Saylor, a survivor-turned-advocate, the sound was a sobering [...]

By | 2018-01-11T14:54:49+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Hardship, Human Trafficking, Local News, United States|

Healing Unseen Wounds in Mexico

Roughly three months have passed since a pair of massive earthquakes wreaked havoc on homes, schools and other major buildings in Oaxaca, Mexico. While devastated communities continue to recover and rebuild, what is less obvious to the eye is the emotional and psychological impact these natural disasters had on residents. To help first responders cope [...]

By | 2017-12-28T13:54:33+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Disaster Response, Hardship, Mexico|

Change lives this holiday season with these last-minute gifts (no shipping required)

There’s still time to skip the gift wrap this holiday season! Whether you’re looking for a unique way to honor a loved one or want to start 2018 with a spirit of giving, PCI offers multiple ways for you to go global with your generosity: Turn Compassion into Action – PCI is dedicated to enhancing [...]

By | 2018-01-05T14:14:02+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Changemakers, United States|

PCI Invests in Local Agricultural Production to Support School Feeding in Tanzania

SAN DIEGO—Project Concern International (PCI) launched the expansion of its Tanzania programming this month, thanks to a new two-year award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). As part of USDA’s Local Regional Procurement initiative, PCI will lead one of three global awards dedicated to supporting school feeding through the procurement and distribution of locally [...]

By | 2017-11-30T07:34:38+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Media Releases|