End Poverty Blog

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 | 2017-10-25T14:12:25+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Climate Change Adaptation, Hardship, Kenya|

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 | 2017-10-25T14:20:22+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Food for Education, Hunger, Nutrition|

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 | 2017-10-25T14:15:54+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Empowering Women, Hardship, Malawi|