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Ndovu Music Contest Launches in Kenya

The Ndovu Music Contest launched on June 7th in Nairboi, Kenya! In order to promote elephant conservation and anti-poaching messages, PCI Media Impact, in partnership with WildlifeDirect, has launched a song contest titled "Ndovu Music Contest" ('Ndovu' means 'elephant' in Swahili). As part of this program, one... Read more  »

At the end of May,  Jessica Robbins, PCI Media Impact’s Islands Communications Officer, in partnership with the Global Island Partnership (GLISPA) published a new report which focuses on islands solutions in conservation and sustainability globally. See the full publication here. Find out more about our exciting island programs... Read more  »

Official launch of the Ndovu Music Contest

The Ndovu Music Contest launched on June 7th in Nairboi, Kenya! PCI Media Impact has joined forces with WildlifeDirect out of Nairobi to launch a song competition called Ndovu Music Contest to promote elephant conservation and anti-poaching messages.  ‘Ndovu’ means ‘elephant’ in Swahili. We are humbled that one of... Read more  »

Youth leaders at the UNOSDP's Sport and Social Impact Summit learn inclusion through paralympic sports

We are proudly supporting the UNOSDP’s International Sport and Social Impact Summit.  Click here for more information on this highly impactful program where Sports and International Development meet for good! Read more  »

Our 'Voices of Justice' initiative is one of 10 winners of a Peace Projects Award (out of 1,179 applicants)

The Peace Projects Award Ceremony, organized by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF), took place at the Zaman daily's headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 31, 2014. The Peace Projects grant program supports innovative projects that focus on building peace while preventing, managing, and resolving violent conflicts. This... Read more  »

Joining forces with UNICEF, students, artists and the Government of Liberia to launch anti-rape children’s book

In collaboration with UNCIEF and the Government of Liberia, Sara Let's Speak Out is part of a series that encourages children to play positive roles in their communities. In this volume, Sara, the main character of the series, demonstrates how students can help break the silence surrounding... Read more  »

PCI Media Impact wins the Peace Projects Award and Grant in Istanbul

PCI Media Impact was one of ten, chosen out of a pool of more than 1,000 non-profit organizations, and was awarded a $50,000 Grant and Award from the Journalists and Writers Foundation to produce radio dramas to provoke conversation on peace, violence against women,... Read more  »

STEWARD May Capital City Forum Featured in Awoko Newspaper

May 2014: THE STATE OF BIRDS IN SIERRA LEONE STEWARD hosted its monthly capital city forum in Njala College, University of Sierra Leone on the topic “the state of birds in Sierra Leone.” The forum was delivered by Arnold Okoni-Williams (PhD), Department of Biological Sciences, Fourah... Read more  »

Tanzanian Musicians Unite Against Poaching

Mrisho Mpoto, the singer of Deni La Hisani (A Debt of Courtesy), a cornerstone of our My Wildlife - My Community has joined forces with fellow Tanzanian Musician, Peter Musechu to campaign against poaching in the country, especially against the illegal killing of elephants and... Read more  »

La Caldera and Strong Women, Strong Voices Featured in the News in Bolivia

  On Sunday, May 25th our La Caldera (Not for Sale) and Strong Women, Strong Voices productions were featured in the leading newspaper of Cochabamba, Bolivia, "Los Tiempos." The article discussed soap operas for social change and PCI Media Impact's work, as well as our specific... Read more  »

Happy International Day of Biological Diversity!

With a particular focus on Island Biodiversity this year, PCI Media Impact proudly celebrates this meaningful day. With five active community action campaigns in five Caribbean countries, our My Island – My Community program is addressing critical climate change and biodiversity issues while raising awareness among... Read more  »

Hollywood Domino's Dancing Spies Ball Benefits PCI Media Impact

PCI Media Impact was fortunate to be the beneficiary of The Hollywood Domino's Dancing Spies Ball this year at the Cannes Film Festival. Attendees included Lydia Hearst, Paris Hilton, Amaury Nolasco, Rosario Dawson and Alex Cottin, Director of Partnerships at PCI Media Impact. Click ... Read more  »

UCLA’s Arts Department Collaborates with PCI Media Impact to Open Dialogue on Sexual Health

The UCLA Art & Global Health Center collaborated with PCI Media Impact to present a short series of soap operas called Soap-Operas for Social Change. Listen to the radio report here.     Read more  »

My School - My Community Featured on NEWS 12 The Bronx

PCI Media Impact's New York City-based My School - My Community program was recently featured on NEWS 12 The Bronx's evening news. The newscast focused on students from Eagle Academy, a high school located in an at-risk area of the Bronx. As part... Read more  »

Making Waves this Earth Day

In the quiet, sea-side town of Punta Fuego, Richie, a young fisherman is plagued by personal problems and self-doubts. His demanding girlfriend, Shanna, is constantly putting pressure on him to meet her demands for material possessions.  Her father Roberto, the Director of the town’s Fishermen’s Coop, despises him. His income... Read more  »

Our work with Takun J is featured in Vice Magazine

"The redemptive message of Takun’s music holds an appeal to this generation of Liberians, as well as those who are starting to come of age in the shadow of the country’s long internal conflict... That prompted Takun to write a fictional account – “Song for... Read more  »

International Water Day (March 2014)

In celebration of International Water Day, PCI Media Impact’s My Water - My Community program coalitions in Peru are hosting innovative outreach events across the country to educate and motivate the communities on issues of sustainable water practices, preservation of natural resources and collective commitments... Read more  »