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


Thank You to All the Dedicated and Hard-Working Pearl S. Buck International Volunteers!

Pearl S. Buck International staff and leadership thanked volunteers for their much-appreciated dedication and service at a luau-themed luncheon May 6. Pearl S. Buck International currently has a range of volunteer opportunities that offer many ways for you to make a difference.

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Join Us in Applauding Funders Who  Make a Difference in the Lives of Sponsored Children

Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Pearl S. Buck International project to purchase two back-up generators and 20 electric fans to provide relief from the extreme summer heat for sponsored children in two Vietnamese orphanages 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, dialogue and questioning techniques, 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.