End Poverty Blog

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 [...]

Back to School and Beating Hunger

Students can’t succeed on empty stomachs. That’s why Project Concern International (PCI) has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) since 2001 to provide healthy school meals to children in need. In fact, thanks to PCI’s McGovern-Dole Food for Education (FFE) programs, more than 1 million students have been given an opportunity to grow, [...]

By | 2017-08-28T06:54:24+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Food & Water Programs|

Better Together: Promoting Gender Equality At Home

For years, the outside of Patuma Stone and Stone William’s home has been a telling reflection of their marriage—a disparate display of plaster, bricks and unfinished business. Now, after three children and nearly three decades together, they’re finally beginning to work as one and seeing progress. “I realized that involving my wife in decision-making could [...]

By | 2017-08-16T22:36:59+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Empowering Women|

Breastfeeding Takes A Community

On August 1, UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) kicked off World Breastfeeding Week and Breastfeeding Awareness Month with a clear message: “Breastfeeding is not a one-woman job.” At Project Concern International (PCI), that sentiment has long been echoed in both the organization’s policies and programs, which seek to create a culture of support [...]

By | 2017-08-10T10:30:59+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Children's Health|