Aging Preconceived: A Personal Journey Starting Pencils for Kids

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Hear more from the Co-founder of Pencils for Kids about her life philosophy, her views on giving back, on aging and her own personal journey starting Pencils for Kids.

Pencils for Kids is FEATURED on Travel Pulse!

In early May, our founder Robin Mednick travelled down to The Travel Agent Next Door National Conference at the Iberostar Playa Mita in Puerto Vallarta, we she had the opportunity to tell the attendees about our amazing initiatives!

Here’s a link to an article published by Travel Pulse, featuring Robin and our story: Pencils for Kids: We Speak with Founder Robin Mednick

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More is better!

Another major priority of our trip to Niger was exploring opportunities for expansion. Currently, there are 18 Farmers of the Future sites and we are eager to grow. Each new site provides an opportunity to lift another community out of poverty. But sites also serve as showcases for the power of the FOF concept. After visiting our gardens, municipalities and development organizations are beginning to approach us and ask us to participate in their projects. Our reputation is growing! Here’s a great example of how momentum builds…

Read the full post about our recent trip on our partner Eliminate Poverty Now’s website!

Proud Farmers of the Future. Photo courtesy of Eliminate Poverty Now.

Proud Farmers of the Future. Photo courtesy of Eliminate Poverty Now.

Formidable!

That’s French for “wonderful” and it’s the best word to describe our latest visit to Niger. Of course, every trip to Africa has been hugely productive. But “formidable!!” was our rallying cry this time around. Here’s why…

Read the full post about our recent trip on our partner Eliminate Poverty Now’s website!

 

The conference room at the Training Center dedicated to Dov Pasternak’s memory. Photo courtesy of Eliminate Poverty Now.

The conference room at the Training Center dedicated to Dov Pasternak’s memory. Photo courtesy of Eliminate Poverty Now.