Welcome to Pearl S. Buck International


We continue Pearl S. Buck’s legacy of bridging cultures and changing lives through intercultural education,
humanitarian aid, and sharing the Pearl S. Buck House, a National Historic Landmark.

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What’s New


Join Us in Thanking
Exchange Student Host Families

Thanks to the local families who graciously hosted Chinese exchange students during their visit to the US which included a stop at the Pearl S. Buck National Historic Landmark home. The students are from Chongshi Girls’ School, where Pearl Buck attended and later taught. Host families helped facilitate a life-changing experience for these girls. Click below to find out more ways to change the life of a child.

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Join Us in Thanking Funders Who Make a Difference in Sponsored Childrens’ Lives

Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Pearl S. Buck International project to improve the living conditions of sponsored children and their families in the Philippines by repairing the roof and walls of their homes—which will protect them from weather and illness—has been fully funded!

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Train to Become a Pearl S. Buck: Taking Action Tour Facilitator Today!

Pearl S. Buck International has volunteer opportunities to become a Taking Action Tour facilitator. Through the use of story-telling and dialogue, lead guests in conversations focused on relevant social issues. Relate Pearl S. Buck’s personal experiences, writings and humanitarian works to current-day issues.

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Awards & Accreditations


Donors can feel confident that their contributions are valued and put to good use when they see the high ratings, awards, and certifications we continue to receive from respected evaluators.