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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...

2012-08-31 23:00:56

"Who Cares" campaign first web 2.0 online portal highlighting Millennial generation's acts of helping others San Diego, Ca (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 PCI (Project Concern International) has launched "Who Cares," a campaign and online community to gather and celebrate stories of young adults helping those in need. The video sharing website, http://www.apathyisout.org, is the first user-generated content site that features the charitable acts of the Millennial generation. The goal of the...

2012-06-25 23:15:45

Government awards will enable health program to expand to more families in Southern California San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) have awarded multi-year grants to PCI for its California Border Healthy Start (CBHS) Project, totaling $1.25million. Continuing a DHHS grant from 2007-2012, the second phase of CBHS will be from 2012-2014. The grant is entirely by HRSA, and PCI was...

2010-01-26 14:51:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For Pascale Wagner, a member of Project Concern International (PCI)'s Emergency Response Team, returning to her native country of Haiti has been a tumultuous yet inspiring experience. Many of her family members and friends lived through the catastrophic January 12 earthquake, including her 81-year-old father. "My father has refused to leave the house and has stayed behind - there was no convincing him to leave," said Wagner. "His argument is...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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