India

A Visit to PCI India Inspires One San Diego Student to Start Global Buddy Community

Dylan (right) and his global buddies during cultural activities at the PCI orphanage A visit to a PCI orphanage in India inspired a San Diego student to start Global Buddy, an online community that connects schools in developed and developing countries to promote cultural understanding. The program promotes global friendships by organizing group [...]

By | 2017-12-06T13:46:25+00:00 May 12th, 2014|From the Leadership, Hardship, India, Local News, Youth|

Eradicating Polio in India – PCI and the Core Group Polio Project

This week, World Immunization Week, we want to communicate the importance of immunization and vaccines and celebrating in the successes of both the eradication and prevention of many diseases. One of our major accomplishments that we want to highlight is our participation in the Core Group Polio Project and its contribution to eradicating polio in [...]

A victory for the world: India, 3 years polio-free

As a lead partner of the CORE Group Polio Project, PCI has made significant contributions to worldwide efforts to eradicate polio in India – particularly in the state of Uttar Pradesh, where the organization is building enhanced community awareness and mobilization to increase participation in prevention and immunization interventions in three high-prevalence districts.  Written by: [...]

By | 2017-12-06T14:37:38+00:00 January 13th, 2014|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, India, Polio|

From San Diego to Delhi to Bihar

Experiencing India through the Eyes of San Diegans Eleven women with roots in La Jolla, Del Mar and Larchmont, New York recently embarked on a 10-day trip to India where they saw firsthand how local humanitarian organization PCI works in some of the most vulnerable communities around the world. “I just keep digesting bits and [...]

By | 2017-12-06T14:40:35+00:00 January 9th, 2014|Hardship, India, Local News, Youth|