Pencil Stories

  • 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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    Thank You Mr. Kaguri!

    Thank You Mr. Kaguri for visiting the Pencils for Africa Team!  

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    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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    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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    Thank You Mr. Jackson Kaguri !

    Our PFA Global Ambassador Jackson Kaguri has always been generous in promoting PFA around the world. Recently, Mr. Kaguri was in Korea on a speaking tour. Here is a note from Mr. Kaguri: For six years I have been speaking in Korea. This year I introduced students …

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  • Testing

    The story of Pencils for Africa

    Origins As we enter the autumn of 2015, Pencils for Africa will have been in operation for over 3 years and is now entering its 4th year of operation. Pencils for Africa (PFA) began earnestly in February of 2012 with a group of 4th grade …

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  • PG News 2

    Paola inducted into Marin Women’s Hall of Fame

    Paola Gianturco inducted into Marin Women’s Hall of Fame The PFA Team says “Congratulations Ms. Gianturco!!” (Left to Right) PFA Editors Ella, Charlotte, Carly and Lucia To read the full article about our friend Paola kindly click here

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  • WIS Woodaker

    PFA is an Education Eco System

    PFA is an Education Eco System About a year ago, I was invited to speak at an international educational conference at Stanford University, about PFA’s emphasis on creating young global leaders. The conference was attended by schoolteachers and school administrators from around the world, including Finland, …

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    Moana the Tortoise

      Moana the Tortoise … Said Ricky to Moana: “Moana, my family has found a second home for you! We will take you over to Ms Weitzman’s Art Room. Will you lettuce?” Replied Moana to Ricky: “I don’t have much choice.”  “Why is that?” asked Ricky. “Because I …

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