Frequently Asked Questions

The core value of Pencils for Africa is the human connection: PFA wants used pencils, which human beings on one side of the planet (America, Europe and so on) have already used and then, we want to allow this opportunity for children in Africa as well – like a relay – whereupon they now also use the same pencil. It is the connection of humanity that drives the pencil drive.
– Karim Ajania, Editor-in-Chief, Mezimbite Magazine

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Q: Will we receive a Thank You Note from PFA for our donation of pencils?
Q: Why can we not send new pencils as well as used pencils?
Q: With all the used pencils there will be an added demand for more erasers and more pencil sharpeners – how will you handle that demand?