End Poverty Blog

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 [...]

Fighting Human Trafficking Together

It’s easy to think about human trafficking as something that would only occur in far-off countries, but it’s also happening right here in our communities. Earlier this year, Project Concern International (PCI) worked with a law enforcement task force and other local nonprofits to help fight human trafficking in California. Operation Reclaim and Rebuild used [...]

By | 2017-10-25T14:21:17+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Hardship, Human Trafficking, Local News, United States|

Steering Toward Success in Botswana

As a long-time driver for Project Concern International (PCI), Sylvia Tshoswane has learned how to navigate much more than just the backroads of Botswana. She’s steered herself and her family toward a better life. When she’s not out in the field transporting staff, she’s behind-the-scenes at PCI trainings, workshops and other events—actively listening from the [...]

By | 2017-10-25T14:23:01+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Botswana, Empowering Women, Hardship|

Driven to Serve in Appalachia

Long before Wrenn Turpin married our founder, Dr. Jim Turpin, she was a rebel with a cause in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee. Learn more about an important piece of Project Concern International’s early history in this #WaybackWednesday Q&A. Q: How did you first learn about what was originally known as “Project Concern”? In 1973, [...]

By | 2017-10-25T14:27:58+00:00 June 21st, 2017|PCI History, United States|