Project Concern International (PCI)
Project Concern is an international health organization that saves the lives of children by preventing disease and by providing access to clean water and nutritious food. PCI serves eleven countires on five continents, reaching over 3 million people annually.
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Projects focus on medical assistance, nutrition, water, sanitation, and education. They run a minimum of 3 weeks.
Applicants must be US citizens at least 18 years old. Volunteers include highly skilled professionals, college interns, high school volunteers, community citizens, etc. The nature of volunteer work depends on needs of programs and organizaiton.
Positions are generally non-paid volunteer positions.
Web Site: www.projectconcern.org
E-Mail: Lorna Hirae-Reese
Project Concern International
3550 Afton Road
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: 858-279-9690, x250
Registration / Application
PCI web site for details about registration.
History: PCI was founded in 1961 by Jim Turpin, MD., in San Diego California.
Total USAID Funding: $790,000 (1999)
Matching Grant Program: $750,000
Ocean Freight Reimbursement Worldwide Program: $40,000
Project Concern International currently has projects in 11 countries in 6 Regions (Africa: 2, Asia: 2, Central America: 2, North America: 1, South America: 2, Southeast Asia: 2)
Project Concern is an international health organization that saves the lives of children by preventing disease and by providing access to clean water and nutritious food.