Your Impact on Quality Education
Thanks to your generous support 2,693 students will have access to quality education! Pencils of Promise is able to provide quality education to thousands of students. These students will have access to safe school structures, inspired teachers, literacy materials, and PoP’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene program. By investing in Pencils of Promise’s educational programs, you’re helping ensure students have access to everything they need to receive a quality education.
You’re helping Pencils of Promise partner with local communities to provide critical educational opportunities to thousands of students in Ghana, Guatemala and Laos.
Learn more about the programs you’re supporting:
We believe that students will perform better if classrooms are led by enthusiastic, inspired and well-trained teachers. To ensure that our students are receiving a high-quality education, we provide our teachers with ongoing support and innovative resources, enhancing the delivery of national curriculum and empowering them to lead dynamic and effective lessons.
A quality learning environment is critical to increasing student attendance, engagement and overall literacy outcomes—so we build schools to ensure that all of our students have access to a safe and healthy place to learn.
443 million school days are lost each year because of water-and sanitation-related diseases (UNDP). We believe that access to clean water, private bathrooms and good hygiene practices are essential for the growth and development of students. Our WASH (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene) program provides safe infrastructure and hygiene lessons to keep kids healthy, happy and in school.
From the start, we’ve believed a PoP school should be more than just a building: it’s the start of a transformative education. It’s a spark that creates a sustainable partnership with communities and unlocks the promise of generations to come. By investing in these programs, you are ensuring PoP students are progressing in their education, and we’ve got the results to prove it. You are joining us as we build hope, joy, community and a brighter future!
Meet some of the students and teachers you are supporting!
A second-grader in Candelaria, Guatemala, Julia says that her favorite things about her new school are “new books, water filters, trash cans, and that we now have toilet paper in the restrooms.” She hopes to one day become a nurse.
Meet Mr. Mae
A teacher at the Long Lan Preschool and Primary School in Laos, Mr. Mae says, “I am feeling so proud because this is the first thing that enabled me to teach English.” He also said he noticed that “students have more fun and are more active in learning” since the implementation of Teacher Support programming in his school.
A 11-year-old student in Avatime Dzogbefeme, Ghana, Ana says, “I have [learned] how to take good care of myself and my surroundings.” She said that the hygiene-related lesson she found most helpful was “Menstrual hygiene…I learned that I should not feel shy when menstruating.”