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13 01, 2020

Building back stronger in Haiti, neighborhood by neighborhood

By |2020-05-12T01:10:10+00:00January 13th, 2020|Disaster Resiliency, Disaster Response, Haiti, Hardship, Urban Upgrading|

In January 2010, Haiti was changed forever by a devastating earthquake. Within moments, entire neighborhoods crumbled, upending families and communities in [...]

3 02, 2017

USAID Helps Improve Safety In Guatemalan Neighborhoods

By |2018-02-15T00:54:37+00:00February 3rd, 2017|Guatemala, Hardship, Urban Upgrading|

Barrio Mio beneficiary Rosalba Ayala is grateful for her newly reinforced home and appreciates having a clean, upgraded neighborhood, where children can [...]

12 10, 2016

Barrio Mio Transforms Vulnerable Neighborhoods in Guatemala

By |2016-10-12T14:10:24+00:00October 12th, 2016|Guatemala, Hardship, Health, Urban Upgrading, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene|

This story was originally published in USAID's Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean [...]

29 02, 2016

Communities Unify to Make Nicaragua Safer

By |2018-02-16T20:34:52+00:00February 29th, 2016|Featured Success Stories, Hardship, Nicaragua, Urban Upgrading|

Lee walks confidently but leisurely through the same streets he has traversed for 49 years. He’s lived in Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, [...]

26 01, 2016

40 Years of Building Better Lives

By |2018-02-18T03:45:10+00:00January 26th, 2016|Food for Education, Food Security, Guatemala, Hardship, Health, Hunger, Livelihoods & Economic Empowerment, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, Nutrition, Urban Upgrading|

For over 40 years, PCI has empowered communities in Guatemala, working to improve maternal and child health, food and nutrition security, and [...]

26 10, 2015

The “Neighborhood Approach” Highlights from the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

By |2018-02-14T23:35:26+00:00October 26th, 2015|From the Leadership, Guatemala, Hardship, Urban Upgrading|

By: Christa Davis The global urban population is expected to double by 2050--the equivalent of adding more than 250 New York Cities [...]

8 10, 2015

Guatemala Landslide: PCI Responds

By |2018-02-14T23:32:52+00:00October 8th, 2015|Disaster Response, Empowering Women, Guatemala, Hardship, Urban Upgrading|

Help Guatemala Families Now On October 1st, heavy rains caused a landslide in the community of El Cambray, just outside of Guatemala [...]

2 06, 2015

¡Adelante Mujeres! Women’s Savings Group Improving Community Sanitation in Guatemala

By |2018-02-14T22:40:37+00:00June 2nd, 2015|Empowering Women, Guatemala, Hardship, Urban Upgrading|

“What can we do to educate people in our neighborhood?” Julia del Cid poses the question to her fellow group members. Sitting [...]

7 02, 2013

In one of Haitian capital’s roughest neighborhoods, a pretty good second chance

By |2013-02-07T00:21:59+00:00February 7th, 2013|Disaster Response, Haiti, Hardship, Urban Upgrading|

By David Brown, Published: August 18 In PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — In helping give birth to modern cities, disaster has been a useful, if cruel, [...]

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