//Livelihoods & Economic Empowerment
11 04, 2018

Women Entrepreneurs Find Sweet Success in Ethiopia

By |2018-05-21T15:40:36+00:00April 11th, 2018|Empowering Women, Ethiopia, Hardship, Hunger, Livelihoods & Economic Empowerment|

Much like a bee colony cannot thrive without a queen, communities are healthier and more productive when women have an active role [...]

17 11, 2016

Connected Pastoralists

By |2018-02-20T01:36:03+00:00November 17th, 2016|Climate Change Adaptation, Hardship, Health, Hunger, Kenya, Livelihoods & Economic Empowerment, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene|

Connected Pastoralists: Designing a Mobile Application to Work in Rural Settings By Jennifer Waugaman In 2013 with funding from USAID, PCI developed [...]

8 09, 2016

Innovative Partnership Fills Critical Information Gap

By |2016-09-08T11:28:17+00:00September 8th, 2016|Climate Change Adaptation, Ethiopia, Hardship, Hunger, Livelihoods & Economic Empowerment|

This blog was originally published in the Huffington Post as part of the P3 Impact Series, highlighting the work of finalists of the [...]

30 06, 2016

PCI Wins Classy Award for Innovative SAPARM Initiative

By |2018-02-18T02:17:07+00:00June 30th, 2016|Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Response, Ethiopia, Hardship, Hunger, Livelihoods & Economic Empowerment|

At the 6th Annual Classy Awards ceremony on June 16, PCI was recognized with a Classy Award for our Satellite Assisted Pastoral Resource [...]

4 04, 2016

Innovative Satellite Solutions to Ethiopia’s Drought

By |2016-04-04T09:42:41+00:00April 4th, 2016|Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Response, Ethiopia, Food Security, Hardship, Hunger, Livelihoods & Economic Empowerment|

Mamedo Nur-Hussen is one of the millions of traditional pastoralists in Ethiopia. His family has tended herds of sheep and goats in [...]

3 03, 2016

Farm to School: Local Harvests Help Keep Students in the Classroom

By |2018-02-14T23:42:25+00:00March 3rd, 2016|Agriculture, Food for Education, Food Security, Hunger, Livelihoods & Economic Empowerment, Nutrition, Tanzania|

Too many vulnerable children in the world fall asleep at night with an empty stomach. Today, we're celebrating International School Meals Day [...]

17 02, 2016

Sowing Seeds of Success for Smallholder Farmers

By |2018-02-16T20:32:12+00:00February 17th, 2016|Agriculture, Food Security, Hunger, Livelihoods & Economic Empowerment, Malawi|

With a wife and three children to support, William Pitikoti felt helpless. A dangerous combination of floods and dry spells had [...]

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 [...]

2 09, 2015

Brewing Success with Coffee Farmers in Nicaragua

By |2018-02-14T23:23:30+00:00September 2nd, 2015|Agriculture, Food Security, Hunger, Livelihoods & Economic Empowerment, Nicaragua|

By Amy Hansen Members of the El Polo and El Gorrión farming cooperatives in Nicaragua had a challenge. They were losing up [...]

7 08, 2015

Building Leaders Through Food Security

By |2018-02-14T23:00:43+00:00August 7th, 2015|Agriculture, Food Security, Guatemala, Hunger, Livelihoods & Economic Empowerment|

By: Satya Naageshwaran Marcelo Martín Mendoza and his wife, Carmelina, had a small farm in the Western Highlands of Guatemala and a [...]

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