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.

500+ girls sponsored

It all begins with you.

Watch Pencils for Kids founder Robin Mednick speak at TEDx Havergal College

Our Progress

2007
First Liboré visit
First Pencils for Kids school built
2009
Launch of Scholarships for Girls
First sewing machine purchase
2010
First shovel in the ground for Farmers of the Future
2017
25 girls have entered post-secondary since our launch
2018
Farmers of the Future program is active in 18 villages in Niger