‘Raising funds and Awareness for P4K’ Archive

A tragedy unfolded last week in Niger when 20 small children burned to death in a school made of straw.

This story is personal to us and to the many Torontonians and Canadians who have joined us for the past 15 years since we founded Pencils for Kids, a charity made up entirely of volunteers, dedicated to helping with education in Niger. When Pencils for Kids began in 2006, after hearing that 30 children were […]

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 […]

Another year of Growth for Pencils for Kids!

Thanks to your support, Pencils for Kids has accomplished so much this past year creating many opportunities for the women and students in Liboré, Niger.

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 […]