Food for Education

Soap Stories: Tanzanian Students Take Health to the Next Level

When it came to health and hygiene, Buira primary school, a remote school in rural Tanzania, faced two major challenges. First, most of the 800 students didn’t wear shoes walking to school and throughout the day. Mrs. Fundikira, Buira’s Health Teacher, shared, “One of the biggest challenges we encountered during the past three years was [...]

Inspiring Young Minds and Growing Knowledge with School Gardens

Accessing nutritious food isn’t readily available to everyone, and millions of children worldwide face food insecurity daily. A school meal is often the only guaranteed source of nutrition a student receives and this acts as a big incentive to keep them in the classroom. To develop their full potential, young students must have good nutrition [...]

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

Too many vulnerable children in the world fall asleep at night with an empty stomach. Today, we're celebrating International School Meals Day - a day that recognizes the important role that school meals play in promoting children’s development and fighting hunger. In Tanzania, Project Concern International (PCI) is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) [...]

Commemorating 40 Years of Building Better Lives in Guatemala

For over 40 years, PCI has empowered communities in Guatemala, working to improve maternal and child health, food and nutrition security, and the readiness to respond in times of disaster. Today, we’re working in 25 Guatemalan municipalities, both rural and urban, to transform vulnerable communities into resilient, safe and productive communities. We’re implementing projects designed [...]

Call to End Hunger: World Food Day 2015

Too many children in the world go to bed hungry without at least one healthy meal a day. About 66 million primary school-age children attend classes hungry across the developing world, with 23 million in Africa alone. This World Food Day, we are highlighting our school-feeding program. In Guatemala, PCI is helping to end hunger by [...]