It all started with 30 kids sharing 1 pencil.

Project Kindergarten

Learn about how you can help protect Niger’s smallest citizens.

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Scholarships for Girls

Help sponsor a group of 10 girls on their journey through junior and secondary school.

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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, along with a series outlining our latest updates.

Our Progress

First Liboré visit
First Pencils for Kids school built
Launch of Scholarships for Girls
First sewing machine purchase
First shovel in the ground for Farmers of the Future
22 girls have entered post-secondary since our launch
Farmers of the Future program is active in 10 villages in Niger
Dov Centre Training Gardens created
Development of Business Plan for the DOV Centre Horticultural Training School
Construction of the Dov Centre nears completion
Official Opening of the Dov Institute

The FOF program has been developed in cooperation with the Niger’s Ministry of National Education and has their full support.

Download the Farmers of the Future brochure English French