3 12, 2019

PCI and Colgate partner to bring ‘Bright Smiles, Bright Futures’ to Nicaraguan children

By |2019-12-04T18:30:46+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Food for Education, Health, Hunger, Nicaragua, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene|

Imagine if buying a toothbrush and toothpaste would be considered a luxury and not a necessity. This is the reality for many [...]

6 11, 2019

Delivering Positive Birth Experiences to Black Women in San Diego

By |2019-11-08T18:29:59+00:00November 6th, 2019|Health, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, United States|

Darynée Blount had every intention of becoming a lawyer. But after traumatic birth experiences with her first two children, she decided to pursue [...]

6 11, 2019

PCI Continues Post-Cyclone Support in Malawi

By |2019-11-06T04:03:28+00:00November 6th, 2019|Disaster Response, Hardship, Malawi, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene|

When Cyclone Idai first made landfall in March 2019, Malawi had already experienced intense flooding in 15 districts, with the Government of [...]

15 07, 2019

Zambian Mother-Turned-Activist Joins Fight Against Cervical Cancer

By |2019-07-15T17:31:11+00:00July 15th, 2019|Cervical Cancer, Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, Zambia|

Globally, one woman dies of cervical cancer every two minutes. In Zambia, Project Concern International (PCI) is working to put an end [...]

12 06, 2019

Redefining Fatherhood: One New Dad’s Journey as a Preemie Parent

By |2019-06-14T14:10:30+00:00June 12th, 2019|Health, Malawi, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

When Martha was born, her mother Enipha says she was barely the size of her own slender forearm. The nurse on [...]

15 05, 2019

It Takes A Village: Transforming Care for Preterm Babies

By |2019-05-16T14:42:06+00:00May 15th, 2019|Health, Malawi, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

A mural painted on an outside wall of the Balaka District Hospital in Malawi has the following message translated in Chichewa: “Everyone [...]

5 05, 2019

Midwives Matter: A Lifeline for Vulnerable Mothers and Babies in Malawi

By |2019-05-28T15:37:15+00:00May 5th, 2019|Health, Malawi, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

Irene Kamanga’s career was born in a waiting room. Growing up in a rural area of Malawi, she saw how difficult it [...]

30 04, 2019

From Mosques to Barbershops: Unconventional Allies in India’s Immunization Efforts

By |2019-05-06T17:39:29+00:00April 30th, 2019|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, India, Polio|

When India experienced a polio resurgence in 2001, those working to end the disease had to take a leap of faith. In [...]

22 04, 2019

Meet Tanzania’s Safe Water Superhero

By |2019-04-22T19:37:29+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, Tanzania, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene|

Yvonne Mwakisyala understands firsthand how access to clean water and sanitation is critical to keeping girls healthy, safe and on track with [...]

23 03, 2019

Turning the Tide on Unsanitary School Conditions in Tanzania

By |2019-04-22T19:02:58+00:00March 23rd, 2019|Health, Tanzania, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene|

Children should not have to choose between their health and their education. Yet, one-third of schools worldwide lack access to clean water [...]

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