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Pencils of Promise

Pencils of Promise (“PoP”) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2008 to increase access to quality education for children in the developing world. PoP works with communities across the globe to build schools and create programs that provide education opportunities for children, no matter where they were born or what resources they have available. PoP has built more than 300 schools throughout Laos, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Ghana, providing education opportunities to over 31,000 students and establishing itself as a leader amongst the innovative global nonprofits working toward sustainable social change. Photo credit: Nick Onken

Website: http://pencilsofpromise.org

Pencils of Promise on Twitter https://twitter.com/PencilsOfPromis:

"Why a future free of extreme poverty is in our reach—Watch the #GlobalCitizen TED talk— https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/…l-citizen/"

You can fundraise for causes like Pencils of Promise on the TPO Giving Platform: www.tpo.com/giving

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Ever wonder what it's like to be on the PoP Advisory Board? Minott Wessinger, AB member since 2014 tells you.

You can fundraise for causes like Pencils of Promise on the TPO Giving Platform by clicking TPO Giving in the above navigation.

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What it means to be on the PoP Advisory Board - Notes from the Field
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We believe that building a school is a communal process. #SeasonofPromise

Donate today to help build a school for children in Ghana, Guatemala and Laos: http://pencilsofpromise.org/seasonofpromise

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Congrats to our partner Wonder Workshop for being named Good House Magazine's Toy of the Year! http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/c…d=35570288

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"The community will be very happy about the new school. I can already see people are smiling more." - Nafisatu Abdulrahman, an 11-year-old PoP student in Ghana #SeasonofPromise

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"I feel so happy to come to school because each day we learn something new. Each day we learn a little more and all of that combined can help change our lives." - Bernice Santa Cruz, a 4th grade PoP student in Guatemala #SeasonofPromise

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The #PoPCrewneck is here - and only available for a limited time. Purchase one today. http://pencilsofpromise-2.myshopify.com/

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Change begins with you.

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We're joining our friends at Crowd Rise for the Giving Tower; the biggest thing happening on #GivingTuesday:

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Pencils of Promise | PENCILS OF PROMISE INCORPORATED's Fundraiser
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The #SeasonofPromise starts now. Help PoP build 30 schools this holiday season: http://pencilsofpromise.org/seasonofpromise

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250 million children around the world can't read and write. The ‪#‎SeasonofPromise‬ starts now. You can help PoP build 30 new schools for kids around the world this holiday season:

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Pencils of Promise - Season of Promise 2015
https://pencilsofpromise.org
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Elevating the future leaders of our world through education

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If you can read this, thank a teacher.

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David Klein, CEO and Founder of CommonBond Co, recently visited Ghana to see his company's social promise - to fund the education of students in need for a year for every fully funded degree on their platform - in action. Check out his blog post to see how a ‪#‎PoPFieldTrip‬ reinforced his belief that business can and should be a positive force for change:

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What I Learned From Ghana: Why Social Missions Matter - Notes from the Field
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How Pencils Of Promise Raised $1.9M with the Help of Virtual Reality with Oculus

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How Pencils of Promise Raised $1.9M with the Help of VR - VRScout
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Ever wanted to visit the Pencils Of Promise office? Join Adam Braun next Wednesday night for a free open Q&A with the Levo League

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Mentor Power Hour: #Levo100 Edition
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Students in Shia, Ghana who are learning under a tree every day, will now have a new school. Thank you Shawn Mendes!

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Last night, 700 of our supporters came together in NYC to celebrate our impact and raised $1,936,675!

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Robots, space and innovation = all things we love. Thrilled to be part of this Wonder Workshop's competition!

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Wonder League Robotics Competition: Space Mission Edition
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A product may not change the world, but it could build a school that can. Invest in creating opportunities and breaking boundaries with ‪#‎SokoxPoP

Huge thanks to Soko and Damaris Lewis for this epic collaboration for PoP!

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Soko
http://shopsoko.com
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