At the heart of PMC’s work is a unique form of entertainment-education, a methodology first put to use over 30 years ago.

PMC’s method of entertainment-education has shown a unique capacity for not only raising awareness among large numbers of people about such critical issues as AIDS, women’s rights, and reproductive health – but for actually motivating audiences to adopt new behaviors. PMC creates powerful serial dramas around the world. Watch this behind the scenes video of how season one of PMC’s East Los High, a hulu original series, was created.

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Issues We Address

PMC works to enhance health, human rights, and environmental protection, all of which impact population and protect the environment.

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PMC is a nonprofit, international organization which strives to improve the health and well-being of people around the world through the use of entertainment-education, specifically soap operas on radio and TV. PMC has over 15 years of experience and has impacted more than 50 countries.


September 21, 2015

Kendeda Fund Awards Population Media Center $1.4M to Fight Child Marriage in Nepal

September 21, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – The Kendeda Fund, a private grantmaking foundation dedicated to supporting the dignity of individuals and the sustainability of communities through investments in transformative leaders and ideas, has awarded $1.4 million to Population Media Center (PMC) for a new national radio...

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August 17, 2015

Performers Bring Passion for Music and Social Justice to PMC’s “Zoukoutap”

August 17, 2015 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – In order for Population Media Center’s (PMC) entertainment-education programming to be effective, the entertainment component must come first—our serial dramas can’t educate listeners if they aren’t compelled to tune in again and again, week after week. For us and our...

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