It all started with 30 kids sharing 1 pencil.
Sharpening the minds of the future
We provide education, training, and income-generating opportunities for children, and women in Niger, West Africa.
Our Programs of Focus
We partner with communities in Niger, West Africa to create sustainable educational programs, resources and infrastructure.
- Farmers of the Future Empowering women and youth to approach farming as a business, thereby increasing economic opportunity and significantly reducing poverty.
- Sewing Program Training girls to become tailors in Liboré at the Cooper Sewing Centre in order to earn a living from a trade.
- Scholarships for Girls Our scholarships pay for books, uniforms, food allowances and most importantly 8 hours of additional tutoring weekly in 2-3 subjects.
It all begins with you.
Watch Pencils for Kids founder Robin Mednick speak at TEDx Havergal College, along with a series outlining our latest updates.
Stay in the loop with our newsletter!
We love sharing our progress.