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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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Programs

Projects focus on medical assistance, nutrition, water, sanitation, and education. They run a minimum of 3 weeks.

Qualifications

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.

Financial Arrangements

Positions are generally non-paid volunteer positions.

Contact Information

Web Site: www.projectconcern.org

E-Mail: Lorna Hirae-Reese

Address:
Project Concern International
3550 Afton Road
San Diego, CA 92123
USA

Phone: 858-279-9690, x250

Fax: 858-694-0294

Registration / Application

See the PCI web site for details about registration.

Stats

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

Regional Activitiy: 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)

Mission Statement

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.
 

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