Imagine sitting down with a book in your hands. Open the cover and you’re welcomed with captivating images on each page that usher you into an exciting new world. You enthusiastically turn each page until you quickly reach the end of the book. But your journey stops there. The letters and numbers mean nothing to [...]
A chalkboard, rows of desks, pencils, paper, crayons, books – walk into any classroom in the United States and you’re likely to find these basic supplies. But these back-to-school items can’t be found in every classroom around the world. We’ve worked in many schools in several countries over the last 50+ years, and have seen [...]
Magesa is a 13-year-old Tanzanian student who walks six kilometers every day to go to school.
Revocatus Mwita, age 15, future engineer REVOCATUS Revocatus Mwita is a 15-year-old boy living on Lukuba Island, Tanzania. With interests in math, English, and history and a dream to become an engineer, it would be hard to distinguish him from students his age in the U.S. and other developed nations. But once out [...]
For children living in Huari, Bolivia, attending school often means walking an hour to and from their homes on an empty stomach. Fortunately, working with local government, PCI entered into an agreement designed to help feed over 1,250 school children in 19 of the municipality’s schools – in both urban and rural areas. Feeding the [...]