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Four PMC-Haiti staff in Zoukoutaup matching t-shirts posing arm in arm and smiling.Four PMC-Haiti staff in Zoukoutaup matching t-shirts posing arm in arm and smiling.

March 17, 2021

Change Comes in Stages: Haiti Results Show PMC’s Approach Succeeds on Toughest Issue

March 17, 2021 — Powerful change takes time. Social justice requires shifting numerous aspects within our communities and within our individual perspectives. Population Media Center, a nonprofit leader in entertainment for social good, started work in Haiti in 2013 addressing many issues, including a deeply embedded system of...

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Natalia CereserNatalia Cereser

February 19, 2021

Staff Spotlight: Natalia Cereser

February 19, 2021 — We spoke to Natalia Cereser this month about her life in Guatemala, her work for PMC, and her work running a world class marketing agency. What is your name and positions with PMC and Lafábrica&Jotabequ/GREY? I am Natalia Cereser, and I am the Resident...

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Woman standing on stage holding a microphone and paper at her side. A crowd gathering behind her in the background.Woman standing on stage holding a microphone and paper at her side. A crowd gathering behind her in the background.

February 15, 2021

On the Airwaves and in the Homes of Zambians: The Impact of Kwishilya and Sinalamba

February 15, 2021 — In 2020, two popular Zambian radio shows ended – storylines were wrapped up and characters made their final appearances to fans. Kwishilya (“Over the Horizon”) and  Siñalamba (“Breaking the Barrier”) were produced by Population Media Center (PMC), a nonprofit leader in entertainment for social good. These...

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February 13, 2021

In Memoriam: Sonny Fox

February 13, 2021 — Population Media Center (PMC) is saddened by the loss of Sonny Fox. Sonny was PMC’s former West Coast Representative and worked with PMC’s founder and president, Bill Ryerson, before PMC was founded. Sonny served as PMC’s West Coast Representative from 2006 until 2013, organizing...

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Young man in red tshirt smiling and looking forward.Young man in red tshirt smiling and looking forward.

February 13, 2021

Contraceptives and Couple Communication: The Impact of Umurage 2

February 13, 2021 — PMC’s Long-Running Umurage Series Continues Across Rwanda Together with Umurage Communication for Development (UmC), PMC-Rwanda has entertained Rwandans with the popular Umurage series since 2007. The early success of Umurage Urukwiye and the importance of its messages on environmental protection and the rights of...

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Cover of Population Media Center Brand RFP with deadline of March 1, 2021Cover of Population Media Center Brand RFP with deadline of March 1, 2021

February 9, 2021

Are you an expert in brand positioning? PMC Request for Proposals

February 9, 2021 — Population Media Center (PMC), a non-profit leader in entertainment that creates social and environmental change, knows the importance of being audience-centric. We believe brands that resonate are built from a meaningful understanding of the audience’s needs. PMC is looking for a Brand Partner who...

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Woman looking forward holds a microphone in her hand. To her left there is a man behind her looking forward, smiling.Woman looking forward holds a microphone in her hand. To her left there is a man behind her looking forward, smiling.

January 25, 2021

Broadcast to Begin in Nepal: A New Project with UNICEF and The Kendeda Fund

January 25, 2021 — Population Media Center (PMC), a nonprofit leader in entertainment for social good, has announced a partnership with UNICEF, The Kendeda Fund, and the Antenna Foundation Nepal (AFN) to create and broadcast a 104-episode radio show in Nepal. Capitalizing on each organization’s respective strength, the...

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Justin Mukumbuta MubitaJustin Mukumbuta Mubita

January 21, 2021

Staff Spotlight: Justin Mukumbuta Mubita

January 21, 2021 — We spoke to Justin Mukumbuta Mubita this month about his life in Zambia, his job at PMC, and the origins of his storytelling talents. What is your name, position, and how long have you worked for PMC? My name is Justin Mukumbuta Mubita. At...

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January 20, 2021

PMC’s Pandemic Response: Burundi, Rwanda, and Haiti

January 20, 2021 — As COVID-19 spread rapidly around the world, it became clear that business could not go on as usual. At Population Media Center, we found ourselves responding on numerous fronts. First, early in the pandemic it was obvious that many issues we focus on were...

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Man in Agashi shirt faces a large crowd. The back of his shirt reads "Agashi"Man in Agashi shirt faces a large crowd. The back of his shirt reads "Agashi"

January 12, 2021

What Burundians Are Saying About Agashi 3

January 12, 2021 — The Agashi series is not your average entertainment — it’s changing lives. PMC-Burundi has entertained millions of Burundians with the beloved Agashi (“Hey! Look Again!”) radio series, which started in 2014 and has been followed by two sequel programs since. The success of Agashi...

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