Women’s Empowerment & Poverty

  • Zika Women Empowered Guatemala

Fighting Zika Neighborhood to Neighborhood

By Blanca Lomeli Zika is causing worldwide concern because of its connection to dreadful birth defects. Now as infections continue to rise in Latin and Central America, the countries in the Americas are bracing for more than warm weather this spring and summer. In February, the World Health Organization declared Zika a "public health emergency [...]

  • Annual Report 2015

Our 2015 Annual Report: Innovation for Impact

Explore our 2015 Annual Report online. 2015 was the most successful year in PCI’s history as we helped transform the lives of more than 19 million people around the world and expanded our program reach. Over the past year, we were a leader in the Ebola response in Liberia; kicked off our largest program ever [...]

  • CCC Business of Inclusion Women's Day

Empowered Women are Key to Transforming Communities

By Sarah Emerson This week, the world paused to commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, a time to focus on the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women worldwide. This year’s IWD theme “Gender Parity” resonates strongly with me based on trends I have witnessed around the world. Despite pervasive challenges, I’ve [...]

  • Bangladesh Care Group Trios

International Women’s Day: Reflecting on Gender Equality

Opportunities for women vary in different parts of the world. In many developing countries, women face major barriers that prevent them from truly thriving. To address global poverty, we must empower women to access education, health services, nutrition and income-generating opportunities. Global development can achieve greater impact if we can effectively engage and benefit women. [...]

  • PCI Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

PCI Staff Celebrate Peace Corps’ 55 Years of Service

Did you know that Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) currently serve in 63 countries around the world? In Tanzania and Botswana, PCVs have volunteered on several PCI projects. There’s been an effective synergy in this collaboration and the partnership has lead to more meaningful results and greater impact. This week, PCI joins the Peace Corps community [...]

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