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    Jake’s video presentation as the CEO of Portfolio CSR

    Jake, the CEO of Portfolio CSR, presents the vital role of Corporate Social Responsibility in contributing toward the continued success of Portfolio PFA fundraisers for nonprofits in Africa. Jake-P-CSR from Pencils for Africa on Vimeo.

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    Honoring and Celebrating Ms Weitzman

    On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016, Ms. Chyah Weitzman was honored and celebrated by both the Tiburon Town Council as well as the Tiburon Heritage & Arts Commission. Ms. Weitzman received the prestigious Heritage & Arts Educator Award for 2016             [Thank you Paola and Sarah …

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    Hello from Rutendo!

    Below is a video greeting from Rutendo Urenje to the Pencils for Africa Team. Rutendo is Managing Editor of African Peace Journal and is based in Geneva, Switzerland. Click here to read the PFA Team’s reflections on Rutendo’s work in South Sudan.

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    The Baby Elephant Walk

    In November of 2013, Pencils for Africa teacher and mentor Chyah Weitzman (picture above) visited an elephant sanctuary in the Samburu in Kenya. Here is a clip of a video by Ms Weitzman of parent and baby elephants playfully enjoying wallowing in a mud bath after …

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    Leadership Lessons from my Middle School

    Leadership Lessons from my Middle School   by  Karim Ajania Skyping with the Cutlers Early this year, in January of 2015, Pencils for Africa skyped with Alan and Anne Cutler, who were teachers in Kenya and now live in Canada. The Cutlers taught at Hospital Hill …

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    Reflections on Skyping with Muyambi

    Muyambi Muyambi (pictured above) Founder of Bicycles Against Poverty Reflections by the Pencils for Africa Team after a call with Muyambi Muyambi, Pencils for Africa Executive Board Member I really enjoyed skyping with Muyambi! He was so happy and I also loved what he told us at …

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    Reflections after a visit with Paola

    Paola Gianturco (pictured above with the PFA Team) at Saint Hilary School Reflections by the Pencils for Africa Team after a visit with Paola Gianturco, Member of the Pencils for Africa Advisory Board I was inspired talking to Paula, she always makes me want to do more …

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  • Samburu3Lady

    Reflections on Skyping with James

    James Lekadaa (above) Skyped with the PFA Team from Samburu, Kenya Reflections by the Pencils for Africa Team after the Skype call with James Lekadaa, Member of the Pencils for Africa Advisory Board Our Teacher, Ms. Weitzman (above) visiting James’ village in Samburu in 2013 I …

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  • FilmMbeti

    Reflections on the film Mbeti: The Road to Kisesini

    Filmmaker Ann Bromberg (center) on location in Kenya Reflections by the Pencils for Africa Team after viewing the film “Mbeti: The Road to Kesisini” by filmmaker Ann Bromberg Nicolas, Editor-in-Chief In our modern societal times, especially in big cities, it seems like giving birth is a …

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  • SamburuW1

    Reflections on Skyping with James

    Mr. Karim Ajania and Mr. James Lekaada in Samburu, Kenya Reflections by the Pencils for Africa Team after the Skype call with James Lekaada, Member of the Pencils for Africa Advisory Board Nicolas, Editor-in-Chief Jambo James! Thank you so much for having a Skype call with …

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