Dawn Arrives in the East: A Drama Designed to Change Eastern Congo
March 03, 2016 16:38 ET | Population Media Center
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., March 3, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On February 24, 2016, radios in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo played the opening episode of Pambazuko ("The Dawn")....
A New Chief in Nigeria Who Talks About Family Planning and Poverty
February 23, 2016 14:05 ET | Population Media Center
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Feb. 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ephraim Okon grew up in the quiet village of Ikot Akata in Nigeria. His life in the village, and the fun of going to the farm in large groups...
A Discussion Largely Missing from Climate Talks in Paris: Number of People
December 22, 2015 08:53 ET | Population Media Center
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Dec. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the Climate Generations Area of the Climate Talks in Paris, people filtered through a number of displays. One featured a large TV screen...
Kendeda Fund Awards Population Media Center $1.4M to Fight Child Marriage in Nepal
September 21, 2015 16:06 ET | Population Media Center
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Kendeda Fund, a private grantmaking foundation dedicated to supporting the dignity of individuals and the sustainability of communities...
Local Pastor Teams with Nonprofit to Promote Behavior Change in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
April 20, 2015 11:10 ET | Population Media Center
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., April 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When Jean René Kwaka Mbangu and François Kimbuibi Munganga arrived at the bustling Mt Ngafula market on the outskirts of Kinshasa,...
Laney Thornton Discusses the Opportunities of an Effective, Scalable Solution for Change
March 24, 2015 16:12 ET | Population Media Center
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., March 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When Laney Thornton thinks about philanthropy, he thinks about long-term sustainability, which leads him toward numerous environmental...
Umuganda: Communities and 'Super Stars' Join Together for a Common Purpose
March 02, 2015 12:37 ET | Population Media Center
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., March 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday January 31st, 2015, solidarity and kinship were hard at work as Rwandans joined forces for a day of "Umuganda" or "coming together...
Environmental Activists Speak Out Globally in New Awareness Campaign
February 11, 2015 15:56 ET | Population Media Center
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Feb. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An international environmental activist network is giving away more than four thousand copies of a dramatic new coffee table book beginning...
A Handball Game in Rwanda Has Goals Beyond the Net, Impacting Child Nutrition and Family Planning
January 22, 2015 10:36 ET | Population Media Center
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Sunday, January 11th, a crowd gathered around the handball court at Kimisagara, the biggest youth center in Kigali, the capital city of...
Population Media Center Reveals New Website
November 18, 2014 12:34 ET | Population Media Center
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Nov. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An interactive map of projects completed around the world, population projections for countries, amazing photography, and audio and video clips...