‘Reflections’ Archive

“It Takes a Village”

It was decided years ago that a book Professor Dov Pasternak had written about horticulture in sub-Saharan Africa needed to be translated into French for it to have the most impact. Our colleague, John from Eliminate Poverty Now has gone with his wife to Niger for the next ten days, and has posted a series of blog posts […]

2019 – a year of small but mighty successes!

We sometimes measure success in terms of large accomplishments, but it is often small steps that bring the most significant impact into people’s lives. This past year was one of incremental yet meaningful change for the community we serve.     Farmers of the Future continues to move forward:  This has been a wonderful year […]

Aging Preconceived: A Personal Journey Starting Pencils for Kids

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.

Holiday Update 2018: 13 years and counting!

It has been an extraordinarily busy year for Pencils for Kids, one that brought us recognition on the world stage in Paris and also tremendous sadness at the passing of our Farmers of the Future leader and visionary Professor Dov Pasternak.   Farmers of the Future has pivotal year: This has been a pivotal year for […]