‘General’ Archive

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 […]

Passing of Farmers of the Future’s Dov Pasternak

Announcement: Dov Pasternak, the father of Farmers of the Future, passed away on Friday, April 27th, 2018 in Israel.  His passing is a huge loss for Eliminate Poverty NOW, for Pencils for Kids, for Africa and the world. Dov was a visionary, teacher, mentor, inspirational leader and friend.  So much of our philosophy and approach to agricultural […]

P4K attends the Niger Renaissance Conference in Paris

Pencils for Kids, along with our colleagues Eliminate Poverty Now and LIBO were invited by the Minister of Planning of Niger to attend a two day conference in Paris, December 13-14, on Niger’s Renaissance – the five year plan from 2017 to 2021. We were honoured to be invited.  It was an extraordinary conference, attended […]

Farmers of the Future Lettuce Harvest

Our Farmers of the Future program revolves around teaching young students the importance of Agriculture as a business, in addition to training their mothers how to operate gardens with high yield crops. Each semester we test the students’ knowledge. In December, the students at Ecole Centre were able to celebrate the lettuce that they had […]