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  • Cocoa 2

    Interview with John Kehoe by James and Kyle

      Interview with Mr. John Kehoe Director of Sustainability for Guittard Chocolate by  Kyle Sutherland and James McIntyre Dear Mr. Kehoe, Both James and I would like to thank you for coming into the Pencils for Africa meeting a few weeks ago. I speak for the …

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  • Ubuntukids

    Ubuntu

    …  African Ubuntu and Pencils for Africa   The African tradition of Ubuntu is about honoring and cherishing Community. A core value of Ubuntu, is sacrificing time and effort on behalf of Community. Ubuntu Community is the value of Giving Community and Caring Community.   …

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  • Cocoa 2

    Interview with Suzanne Ngoeyok

    At the PFA meeting on February 15, 2018, John Kehoe, Director of Sustainability for Guittard Chocolate, described West Africa’s essential role in the world cocoa industry. John and Suzanne Ngoeyok (who joined the discussion via Skype) described the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), which is a …

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    PFA March Bake Sale

    The March 13, 2018 PFA Bake Sale raised $460 for the Smart Library in Kibera, Kenya (Click Smart Libraries for the website) “Official Food Samplers” Kyle and James in the line of duty Thank you to Celina Tomori and Elizabeth Hachman for your help and for the …

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  • Cocoa 2

    Thank You Mr. Kehoe!

                                 

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  • King Arms

    Thank you Soledad and Grace!

    Dear Soledad (from Haiti) and Grace (from Congo), I want to thank you both, for your inspired initiative at last Thursday’s Pencils for Africa meeting, when Grace was our PFA Guest Speaker. Soledad, thank you for arranging for your friend Grace from the Congo to …

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  • ALP4

    Thank You Chris Bradshaw!

    Thank You Chris Bradshaw Founder of the African Library Project for visiting the Pencils for Africa Team! I feel confident that you will create an amazing library in Kibera that meets the needs of Kiberians and that will offer Pencils for Africa an incredible learning …

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  • PG 2 1

    We Love Paola !!

    Click Here for Wonder Girls by Paola Gianturco & Alex Sangster. Thank you Paola for your presentation at The Book Passage. We love Paola for being a role model and a hero to PFA students.

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  • Cici3 3

    Ceci and Mr. Ajania co-teach today’s PFA meeting

      Pencils for Africa Co-Teacher, Ms. Weitzman, was on a field trip with eighth grade students, teachers and parents in Ashland today. As a result, the PFA Meeting today was co-taught by Mr. Ajania and Ceci. The discussions began with Ceci telling the story of the …

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  • Grasshopper

    Grasshopper Story

    Most Kiberans I know are crying foul over both  the current and past education system in Kenya. For example in a science class, we are being taught about the anatomy of a grasshopper …  … (head, thorax, abdomen, antennae, wings, jumping legs, etc.) … while school kids …

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