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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2021 Woman of Influence Award
Honoring Judge Cynthia M. Rufe
Thursday, June 24, 6-8 pm

Each year the Woman of Influence Award honors our founder, Pearl S. Buck, by recognizing women who continue in her humanitarian, educational, and activist footsteps. The 2021 Woman of Influence is the Honorable Cynthia M. Rufe, a Judge of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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Help Fund a Playground Project
PSBI Announces New Partnership
to Support Orphans in Kenya

Pearl S. Buck International is partnering with the non-profit Chariots for Hope, which works with disadvantaged and impoverished children in Kenya and Bethlehem Baptist Church, whose congregants support Chariots for Hope’s Ogada Children’s Home, to raise funds to build a playground for the children to promote their physical and social health and development.

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Statement from President & CEO
on Rise in Anti-Asian Violence
Across the United States

Pearl S. Buck International has issued a statement on the recent rise in anti-Asian discrimination and violence across the U.S. Pearl Buck stood up for those who faced inequities and injustice and in continuing her social justice legacy, Pearl S. Buck International stands in solidarity with our Asian and Asian-American brothers and sisters.

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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.