India

Engaging the Youth of India, the World’s Youngest Country

Fifty percent of the 1.27 billion people living in India are under the age of 25. Quite literally, the youth of India are the future. Even as India is coming off an enormous victory of eradicating polio, like many other young people in the world, young Indians have a declining faith in their country’s politics. [...]

By | 2017-12-06T11:30:14+00:00 September 15th, 2014|Hardship, India, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, Vocational Training, Youth, Youth Leadership|

From Student to Teacher

Pankaj in front of the Nizamuddin drop-in center Just a little over a year ago, Pankaj visited PCI’s drop-in center in Nizamuddin, Delhi, for the first time. This drop-in center is conveniently located next to a railway station, making the center accessible to many homeless youth. At the center, participants have the chance to [...]

By | 2017-12-06T11:39:29+00:00 August 28th, 2014|Hardship, India, Vocational Training, Youth, Youth Leadership|

PCI’s Legacy: A Story of One Girl’s Transformation

A southbound train pulls up to the platform at one of India’s busiest train stations. Travelers pour out of the train doors and shuffle onto the platform to continue to their next destination. Four feet below the moving sea of travelers, children lay sleeping on the platform. Other children scurry after this sea, working as [...]

By | 2017-12-15T12:48:25+00:00 August 12th, 2014|Featured Success Stories, Hardship, India, Youth|

Supporting India’s street children through the Arts

By Uli Imhoff Heine, Director of Development, PCI Larchmont, New York residents Tena Kavanagh, Beth Grinnell and Karin Sherman joined 8 other women with roots in California and embarked on a 10-day trip to India last November where they saw firsthand how humanitarian organization PCI (Project Concern International) works in some of the most vulnerable [...]

By | 2017-12-06T12:07:22+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Hardship, India, Youth|