Nutrition

PCI Receives Vital Funding to Expand School Feeding Program in Nicaragua

SAN DIEGO—In honor of World Food Day, Project Concern International (PCI) is pleased to announce the expansion of its McGovern-Dole International Food for Education Program in Nicaragua. Thanks to a new award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the global nonprofit will be able to provide 77,500 schoolchildren with daily school meals. These students attend [...]

Back to School and Beating Hunger

Students can’t succeed on empty stomachs. That’s why Project Concern International (PCI) has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) since 2001 to provide healthy school meals to children in need. In fact, thanks to PCI’s McGovern-Dole Food for Education (FFE) programs, more than 1 million students have been given an opportunity to grow, [...]

By | 2017-10-25T14:20:22+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Food for Education, Hunger, Nutrition|

A School for Our Children: A Community Unites

A blue-and-white wooden schoolhouse sits in the center of Taleno—a fitting spot for a building that has become the heartbeat of this small, rural town on Nicaragua’s Caribbean Coast. On weekdays, 42 students gather inside for classes, while their parents and other local residents use the space as a community center at night. Although it’s [...]