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[22 Nov 2013 | Comments Off on Summer Donation 2013 | ]
Summer Donation 2013

Another record-breaking donation year! Due to the generosity of complete strangers from all over the U.S. who saw this website by chance and made the commitment to disadvantaged schoolchildren who they may never meet, this year we were able to raise and donate a total of 8,667 pens!
Over the past several months, Pens To People has been working with Barbara Laing at the Mnyakongo School Project to ensure that this donation makes a real impact in the lives of the most at-risk schoolchildren in Sub-Saharan Africa. That impact was finally …

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[14 Jun 2013 | Comments Off on Mt. View School Pen Drive | ]
Mt. View School Pen Drive

Between June 10th and June 14th students at Mountain View Middle School in Mendham, NJ raised 667 pens for Pens To People! We would like to thank students Elise Sprouls and Natalie Gurnik as well as teachers Mrs. Porter and Mrs. Dean for organizing the pen-raiser. These pens will make such an important difference in the education of the most needy children in Sub-Saharan Africa. Stay posted for the annual summer donation!

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[2 Jun 2013 | Comments Off on Summer Donation 2012 | ]
Summer Donation 2012

Another year of collecting pens has drawn to a close and we at Pens To People couldn’t be more excited about the results! This year we managed to collect 1,227 pens and have chosen to donate them to the Mnyakongo School Project in the central region of Tanzania in the village of Kongwa. The school was opened as a state school by the Tanzanian Government in 1961 and today has 821 students and 35 teachers. For more info on the project, check out their website here. The school’s administrators are …

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[3 Jul 2012 | Comments Off on Summer Donation 2011 Photos | ]
Summer Donation 2011 Photos

Pictured is Brian Theroux buying pens for the St. Agnes Secondary School in Chipole, Tanzania at a shop in Songea. Sr Mkombolewa, the head-teacher at St Agnes Secondary School, looks on from behind the counter with a big smile. With the $800 Pens To People donated, Brian was able to purchase 80 individual boxes (Original Obama brand) of 50 pens each, totalling 4,000 pens! Pens To People would like to thank Brian and all the student participants in the 2011 Delbarton School BEADS Program for their hard work and generosity.

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[9 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Our First Donation | ]
Our First Donation

A BIG thank you to all those who helped us reach our goal of donating pens to struggling children in Sub-Saharan Africa. This year, we raised 1,687 pens for schools all over Tanzania! Putney student travelers are currently trekking Tanzania and hand delivering our pens to the schoolchildren who need them most. Stay posted for pics, and enjoy the summer =)

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[7 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on T-Shirts! | ]
T-Shirts!

Pens To People is currently creating fashionable t-shirts! They’ll be $5 each and will serve to spread the word about our new organization. Keep checking back for updates and artwork!

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[6 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on Rwanda Photos | ]
Rwanda Photos

Check out some photos from Ryan Sprouls’ Rwanda trip.

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