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.


February 10, 2016

Four Stars for Four Years: PMC Receives Highest Rating for Fourth Consecutive Year

February 10, 2016 — SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT – On February 1, 2016, Charity Navigator announced that for the fourth consecutive year Population Media Center (PMC) has been awarded the coveted 4-star rating, the top distinction from America’s largest independent charity evaluator. “Only nine percent of the charities we...

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February 4, 2016

In Memory of Alex Bozzette

February 4, 2016 — It is with deep sadness we share news of the unexpected death of our dear colleague, Alex Bozzette, on Monday, February 1st. Alex recently became a full-time Program Manager for PMC, after spending a year-long Global Health Corps fellowship working with the PMC-Burundi team....

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Current World Population


Net Growth During Your Visit


Our thanks to donors and partners for a wonderful 2015

Some stats you won't find in our annual report...
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3,836 cups of coffee


2 new PMC employees in 2015 for a growth rate of 18.18%

With global growth rate of 1.13%, by 2137 every man, woman, and child on earth will be employed by PMC

1,641 social media posts

111 new PMC donors


20 countries visited