Women’s Empowerment & Poverty

Fighting Human Trafficking Together

It’s easy to think about human trafficking as something that would only occur in far-off countries, but it’s also happening right here in our communities. Earlier this year, Project Concern International (PCI) worked with a law enforcement task force and other local nonprofits to help fight human trafficking in California. Operation Reclaim and Rebuild used [...]

By | 2017-07-28T09:45:55+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Human Trafficking|

Celebrating Fathers Across the Globe

Padre. Bambo. Baba. Pitaji. Dad. No father is the same, but by any name he has the potential to help transform the health and well-being of his community and family. In the spirit of honoring those who have embraced this role and challenge, we asked Project Concern International (PCI) staff to help us highlight a [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:19:45+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Gender Equity|

Women, Conflict and Climate Solutions

By Kelly Fish Detrimental effects of climate change are increasing in visibility and frequency throughout the world, but do not affect all equally. Women disproportionately bear the burden of the impacts of climate change, which are often exacerbated in situations of political instability and conflict. I remember when the connection between climate change and conflict [...]

Girls Only! – Empowering Young Girls to be Strong

By Ashley Dittmar PCI empowers people around the world to lift themselves out of poverty and to live happier, healthier lives. As a PCI fundraiser based in San Diego, I’ve seen first-hand how our local programs have made a meaningful impact with the communities where we work and the impact philanthropy has made on the [...]

Helping Mothers, Babies and Families in India Have a Healthy Start Together

By Liliana Cervantes A woman’s health during pregnancy is of vital importance to both her baby’s development and her own ability to stay healthy. However, mothers in some parts of the world struggle to keep themselves and their babies healthy during this critical time. In the state of Bihar, India, where the River Ganges flows, [...]