Every day, millions of children around the world don't go to school. There are many barriers that keep them from learning in the classroom. Parents and grandparents often don’t send their children to school because it’s too expensive. Covering the cost for school supplies, textbooks, uniforms and transportation can be a heavy burden for families [...]
Unclean water and a lack of basic sanitation are a deadly combination in the fight against disease and ending extreme poverty. Right now, millions of people in the country of Malawi struggle to put food on the table, and a recent cholera outbreak has made the struggle even more difficult. Malawi is one of the [...]
With a wife and three children to support, William Pitikoti felt helpless. A dangerous combination of floods and dry spells had left his parcel of maize useless and him desperate, not knowing how long he would be able to sustain his family. “I got almost nothing from my one acre maize field as much of [...]
The borehole was broken. It had been the main source of freshwater for a community in Malawi and now it...
While we’ve come a long way since the first International Women’s Day in 1908, and have much to celebrate, there’s still plenty of work to be done. Empowering women isn’t something that should be thought of only once a year, and at PCI, we think about it every day. In fact, it’s essential to the [...]