End Poverty Blog

Building a Brighter Future with Clean Water

It’s easy to go through the day and take clean water for granted. Whether we’re turning on the faucet for a drink, washing our hands, or flushing the toilet, most of us are afforded the luxury of not having to think about the water we use. But, according to the United Nations, “water scarcity affects [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|Water Crisis|

Learning on a Full Stomach

Today we celebrate International School Meals day with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). PCI and USDA partner together to provide more than 200,000 school meals every day in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Tanzania – giving children a healthy start to their day and their lives. Now, thanks to additional support from USDA, [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Feed The Children|

Celebrating a Strong Woman this Women’s Day

We are constantly amazed by the strong women we meet through our programs. Seeing their resourcefulness and resilience time and time again, we know empowering women is key to solving the world’s big problems. Today we want to take you to Tanzania and introduce you to Lemmy. Lemmy is a 51-year-old mother who you will [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Empowering Women|

From the Americas to Zambia, Our Values are the Same

While Project Concern International’s (PCI) work spreads across continents and cultures, its mission, vision, and values are unified across the globe. We have spent the last year collaborating in each of our country programs to discuss what our core values are as an organization. It was amazing to see the synergy that exists from Botswana [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Community Development|

PCI Loves Peace Corps

It was 56-years-ago today that President Kennedy established the Peace Corps and began a legacy of Americans serving abroad. Over the years, the Peace Corps has attracted more than 225,000 motivated changemakers to promote world peace and friendship in 141 countries across the globe. The international development community is full of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Community Development|