Pencils of Promise is a for purpose organization that builds schools, trains teachers and funds scholarships. 100% of online donations go to PoP programs.

About Us

Pencils of Promise brings life-changing education to children living in poverty around the world.  We build schools, train teachers and provide student scholarships that change lives. $25 educates a child and $10,000 builds a new school classroom.

Our Mission

Pencils of Promise believes every child should have access to quality education. We create schools, programs and global communities around the common goal of education for all.


  • 97%: Teachers enrolled in our teacher training program attend school with 97% frequency
  • 2X: Our scholarship students progress to secondary school 2X more than the regional average


  • 85% of our teachers report student literacy increases
  • 88% of our teachers report student numeracy increases
  • 90% of teachers report increases in student engagement due to our programs


  • Scale 28,606 Students served by our schools
  • 200,000+ Lives impacted in our countries by our program
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