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[4 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Fall Donation 2015 | ]
Fall Donation 2015

Yet another jam-packed pen donation season here at Pens To People! As a follow-up to our last update, the Putney Tanzania group were overjoyed to receive the 500 pens we contributed to their cause, and they were successful in distributing those pens throughout the rural villages they visited outside the northern town of Arusha. Big thanks to Putney for coordinating such a memorable experience for everyone involved!
As the Putney group expanded educational opportunities in Tanzania, members of the charitable organization CHABHA (see full bio on Partners page) coordinated the delivery …

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[11 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on CHABHA | ]
CHABHA

CHABHA (Children Affected By HIV/AIDS) raises funds for grassroots projects in Rwanda and Burundi that care for orphans and other children affected by HIV/AIDS. The community-based groups that CHABHA supports are led by young adults who understand children’s needs because they too lost parents at an early age. CHABHA’s vital role in these communities is sustained through adulthood via CHABHA’s Project Independence, which partners with local tradesmen to provide hands-on vocational training. You can learn more about CHABHA and the great work they do here.

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[18 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on United Planet | ]
United Planet

United Planet is a non-profit organization with a mission – to create a global community, one relationship at a time. They connect volunteers who want to make a difference with communities in 35 countries, where those volunteers learn, teach, work, engage, and immerse themselves in a culture outside their comfort zone. For many, it’s the most fulfilling experience of their lives. Learn more about United Planet here.

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[13 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Pen Drives and Donations | ]
Pen Drives and Donations

What a summer so far! We here at Pens To People have been busy supporting pen drives, collecting a record amount of pens, and donating them to the groups we trust most. First, we’d like to thank Sarah Allen for organizing her high school’s pen drive. Sarah helped bring the 1,026 pens we donated to Rwanda last summer with Putney and saw firsthand how excited the children there were to receive pens, so she wanted to do more for them. Awesome work Sarah! In addition, we’d like to thank Mendham …

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[18 Sep 2014 | Comments Off on Summer Donation 2014 Photos | ]
Summer Donation 2014 Photos

Pictured are your donated pens in action! The Putney Student Travel group had an inspiring month long journey across the most impoverished areas of Rwanda and came back with a new-found understanding of the educational supplies crisis there. As you can see, the schoolchildren are delighted to receive your donations! Thank you so much for your continued support as we look forward to our next annual donation in summer 2015.
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