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Where We Work

Brazil
Brazil
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Brazil

In Brazil, PMC is working in partnership with Comunicarte, a non-governmental organization in Rio de Janeiro, to incorporate scenes dealing with social content into prime-time programs on TV Globo.

Read more about our Brazil program.

Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
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Burkina Faso

PMC produced a radio serial drama titled Cesiri Tono (“All the Rewards of Courage and Hard Work”) in the countries of Mali, Burkina Faso, and Côte d’Ivoire. The drama was aired from November 2004 to October 2005 and addressed issues such as children’s rights, exploitative child labor, child trafficking and reproductive health. The drama had a significant personal impact on the lives of many people, both adults and children, throughout the region.

Read more about our Burkina Faso program.

Burundi
Burundi
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Burundi

PMC began working in Burundi in 2013. Burundi is a country slightly smaller than Maryland with a population of about 11 million. The annual population growth rate is 3.08 percent which means the population is projected to double in 23 years.

Read more about our Burundi program.

Côte d'Ivoire
Côte d'Ivoire
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Côte d'Ivoire

PMC produced a radio serial drama titled Cesiri Tono (“All the Rewards of Courage and Hard Work”) in the countries of Mali, Burkina Faso, and Côte d’Ivoire. The drama was aired from November 2004 to October 2005 and addressed issues such as children’s rights, exploitative child labor, child trafficking and reproductive health.

The drama had a significant personal impact on the lives of many people, both adults and children, throughout the region.

Read more about our Côte d’Ivoire program.

Eastern Caribbean
Eastern Caribbean
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Eastern Caribbean

On October 1, 2007, PMC absorbed Rare Radio and its professional staff.

Formerly a part of the Rare Center for Tropical Conservation, Rare Radio has used the Sabido methodology to promote family planning and environmental conservation in the Eastern Caribbean and the Western Pacific.

Read more about our programs in the Eastern Caribbean.

Ethiopia
Ethiopia
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Ethiopia

PMC has worked in Ethiopia for over a decade and is continuously focusing on the promotion of family planning, reproductive health, and women’s status, with the ultimate goal of stabilizing population growth and managing the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Read more about our Ethiopia program.

Jamaica
Jamaica
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Jamaica

PMC partnered with University Research Corporation (URC) and JA-STYLE (Jamaica’s Solution for Youth Lifestyle and Empowerment) to create and produce a radio serial drama called, Outta Road (“What’s Happening out in the Streets”). The drama addressed issues such as HIV/AIDS, adolescent sexual and reproductive health, violence prevention and substance abuse prevention.

Read more about our Jamaica program.

Mali
Mali
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Mali

Over 92% of women and girls in Mali have been circumcised, one of the highest rates of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in the world. PMC’s latest program in Mali, Jigi ma
Tignè (“Hope Is Allowed”) addressed this harmful practice along with issues such as family planning, HIV/AIDS, and reproductive health.

Read more about our Mali program.

Mexico
Mexico
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Mexico

Poverty and overpopulation are two of Mexico’s biggest challenges. PMC’s involvement there can be traced back to its long-standing relationship with Miguel Sabido, the Mexican originator of what is now known worldwide as “Entertainment-Education.”

Read more about our Mexico program.

Niger
Niger
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Niger

In 2006, PMC aired a two-year radio serial drama entitled Gobe da Haske (“Tomorrow Will be a Brighter day”) to address the issues of child trafficking and exploitation, children’s rights and the link between these problems and poverty-inducing factors, such as unwanted pregnancy and HIV/AIDS.

Read more about our Niger program.

Nigeria
Nigeria
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Nigeria

PMC has been working in Nigeria for several years, working to change the attitudes and behaviors that lead to population growth, the subjugation of women and girls, and a growing HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Read more about our Nigeria program.

Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
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Papua New Guinea

PMC is developing two radio serial dramas in Papua New Guinea. The dramas will address issues such as gender equality and women’s empowerment, education, family planning, HIV/AIDs prevention, environmental protection, and other related themes. This project has been adopted under the United Nations Millennium Development Goal Campaign in PNG.

Read more about our Papua New Guinea program.

Philippines
Philippines
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Philippines

In 2005, with the help of the UNFPA, PMC produced a radio serial drama entitled Sa Pagiskat Ng Araw (”The Hope After the Dawn”). The drama addressed issues relating to reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, women’s empowerment and youth health.

Read more about our Philippines program.

Rwanda
Rwanda
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Rwanda

Rapid population growth and a serious HIV/AIDS epidemic have been obstacles to the national development and quality of life in Rwanda. Poverty reduction, empowerment of the vulnerable, education, and development are closely linked with stopping population growth and the spread of HIV/AIDS.

Read more about our Rwanda program.

Senegal
Senegal
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Senegal

Young people under the age of 20 account for 58% of Senegal’s total population.  Delaying the onset of sexual activity and the age of marriage and childbearing, in addition to educating this extraordinarily young population as they enter their reproductive years about safe sex, is vital to creating a healthy and prosperous future for the coming generation and the country as a whole.

Read more about our Senegal program.

Sudan
Sudan
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Sudan

In 2004, PMC produced a radio serial drama titled Ashreat Al Amal (“Sails of Hope”), which addressed Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting.  While FGM/C is illegal in Sudan, the practice continues almost unabated in both urban and rural areas.

Read more about our Sudan program.

United States
United States
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United States

PMC is developing a number of initiatives to reach the American public with information and motivational communications on population and reproductive health issues.

Read more about our programs in the United States.

Vietnam
Vietnam
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Vietnam

At the invitation of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)-Vietnam, PMC provided assistance to The Voice of Vietnam Radio (VOV) to create a serial drama project to promote reproductive health and avoidance of HIV/AIDS in Vietnam.

Read more about our Vietnam program.

Worldwide
Worldwide
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Worldwide

PMC is working with Emergent Media Center to create an electronic game for adolescent boys aimed at preventing violence against women.  The electronic game will evolve into a global initiative, with an initial focus on South Africa.

Read more about our Worldwide programs.