Posts Tagged ‘Schools’

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 […]

Thoughts about 2011

It has been a year of progress for Pencils for Kids despite very challenging economic times. We continued to build meaningful relationships with our partners that will definitely have a lasting impact on the people of Liboré, Niger. P4K has developed an approach which balances direct funding and sponsorship for a small number of model programmes […]

Reflections on the new year

It has been a tough weekend…..a few days ago two French tourists were kidnapped and murdered in the capital city of Niamey. They were taken from a busy restaurant by armed men, and the security there is heightened because of this and the upcoming elections.  This has really shaken the people there and only increases […]