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2014-09-25 23:03:17

Low-Cost Loans Will Empower Families in the Developing World to Build New Futures San Diego CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 PCI (Project Concern International) and CEMEX announced a new partnership at the 2014 CGI Annual Meeting to transform urban slums in the developing world into resilient neighborhoods. The Urban Upgrading through Public Private Partnerships (UUPPP) program will involve public-private partnerships at the community level in pilot countries with low-cost loans to poor and...

2014-09-22 23:03:06

Rigorous Tools will Measure Impact of Women’s Community Groups San Diego CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 PCI (Project Concern International) announced plans to significantly expand its work to equip women around the world with tools and training to turn the tide on poverty. Through the Women Empowered (WE) Initiative announced at the CGI Annual Meeting, 250,000 more women will now join community-led groups to pool their savings, invest in their own businesses, and transform their...

2014-08-06 23:03:50

Former U.S. Ambassador and Peace Corps Director Will Lead PCI’s Efforts to Prevent Disease and Promote Sustainable Development Across the Globe San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 In PCI’s annual meeting of the Board of Directors on August 2nd, Ambassador Gaddi H. Vasquez was elected Board Chairman of San Diego-based PCI (Project Concern International). Vasquez will spearhead the strategic direction of PCI’s efforts to expand its work to prevent disease and promote sustainable...

2014-07-29 23:01:33

International health and humanitarian organization on frontlines of combating the spread of deadly disease. San Diego CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 As the Ebola outbreak in Liberia worsens, PCI (Project Concern International) is working with its partners to both purchase critical emergency supplies locally, as well as ship a donation of supplies from the US to Liberia. These supplies will contain materials used to control the spread of the disease that is impacting the most heavily populated...

2013-04-23 23:01:22

Tribute is in honor of the efforts to eradicate polio in a targeted district in Moradabad, India Moradabad, India (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 The world's first Polio Chowk was unveiled in Moradabad, India in February, a visual reminder of the progress in the fight against polio in Moradabad and the world. Moradabad District outside Delhi has been called the epicenter of polio globally. PCI (Project Concern International) has been working as part of the Core Group Polio Project (CGPP) since...

2013-03-06 23:04:23

2014 Budget Funding for USAID Food for Peace and USDA Food for Progress Threatened Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 In anticipation of the release of the 2014 fiscal budget later this month, the international aid community is campaigning to preserve funding for the USAID Food for Peace and USDA Food for Progress programs, critical to feeding those living in global poverty. PCI (Project Concern International) has joined more than 85 private voluntary organizations, farming, shipping,...

2013-02-21 23:04:07

Model will integrate with current health and nutrition program for women and children MONROVIA, LIBERIA (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 PCI (Project Concern International) has been awarded a Program Improvement Award of $100,000 by the Technical and Operational Performance Support (TOPS) program. TOPS is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace (FFP). The award is to enhance health and nutrition behavior and the overall effectiveness and...

2013-01-17 23:02:41

Food assistance program will improve health and nutrition in women and children in rural areas. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 PCI (Project Concern International) is partnering with Save the Children to implement a new USAID-funded multi-year assistance program (under the Office of Food for Peace) to address the underlying causes of food insecurity in Guatemala´s western highlands. With Save the Children as the primary development organization, PCI´s portion of the project...

2012-12-22 05:04:36

Government and private enterprise group shapes future of global food programs San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 PCI (Project Concern International) CEO George Guimaraes has been elected chair of the Alliance for Global Food Security (AGFS). The mission of the AGFS is to address hunger, malnutrition and food insecurity through the effective and accountable use of funds, food aid and other resources. The Alliance works to assure that food security-related policies, including food...

2012-12-15 05:02:43

Integrated Neighborhood Approach Hailed as Model for Urban Upgrading Mixco, Guatemala (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 PCI (Project Concern International) was awarded a $2 million Cooperative Agreement from the U.S. Agency for International Development's Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) to transform high-risk urban neighborhoods in the Municipality of Mixco, Guatemala, into healthier, safer and more productive communities. The 24-month project, called Barrio Mío, is a...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.