Give Them a Voice

Pope Francis’ recent visit to Africa continues to prompt dialogue. Despite continued instability and outbreaks of violence in Congo’s neighboring country, the Central African Republic, […]

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Light ’em up!

We are excited to report that 63 solar lighting systems have arrived at their final destination and are currently being installed at hospitals and clinics. […]

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Stark Contrast

The string of lights sparkled across the Congolese field. “Mondele!” noted my host pointing to members of my team behind each of the flashlights forming […]

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When Healthcare Hurts

When Healthcare Hurts was the topic and a seemingly oxymoronic phrase. How can healthcare ever be hurtful? Yet this was a key theme of the […]

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Not Just Paris

by Meritt Lohr Sawyer, Executive Director The haunting news of the ISIS attacks on Paris echo at every turn this week –  in the news, […]

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Drought

I live in California, currently the land of navy showers and crispy landscapes. For four years we have endured the drought.  It has parched our […]

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Not Pretty.

“Why is PCP building 108 clinics?” I am often asked. “Why not a nice round number like 100, or 110 clinics?” First, lets dispel the […]

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Solar Panels Arrive

After crossing the Atlantic Ocean and going through customs, the solar panels have arrived safely in Kinshasa, the capital of DR Congo! Thank you for […]

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The Value of Light

With many urgent medical needs in Congo, why does solar lighting matter? While we must address the urgent needs, PCP is also engaged in a […]

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