Posts Tagged ‘Niger’

Soccer uniforms arrive in Niger donated by the Burlington Youth Soccer Club!

The children were so excited to wear their new soccer uniforms, donated by the Burlington Youth Soccer Club.  Looking great in their jerseys, shorts and socks!  Sadly we didn’t have any running shoes to send, but they are so adept at playing in their sandals and bare feet.  Where there is a will……

We’ve Been Featured on the Premier of Ontario’s Blog!

We were recently featured on Premier Dalton McGuinty’s blog – BlogOn(tario). Here is what he had to say: “This time of year, especially, we all try to look for ways to make a difference. The spirit of the holidays helps us open our hearts to families and communities who don’t have the same opportunities we […]

This Holiday Season: Help Us Give Children the Support They Need to Take Control of Their Future

This year, in honour of those you love, give the gift of education to a child in Liboré, Niger, Africa. It has been a challenging year for the people of Liboré, Niger. Pencils for Kids has officially launched its Farmers of the Future program together with our partner, Eliminate Poverty Now, in three villages, teaching children how […]

An Urgent Plea To Help Those Devastated by Flooding in Libore, Niger

A plea from Pencils for Kids and our partner Eliminate Poverty Now When your friends cry out for help, how do you answer? Pencils for Kids doesn’t do disaster relief, but weeks of heavy rain in Niger have caused massive flooding. One third of the 32,000 people in the Liboré villages where we work have […]