The District Project was chosen based on the top three district project finalists, and was voted by key clubbers of New York. Pencils of Promise, being the most voted, is the official District Project for the 2022-2023 service year. 

About PoP


Providing Quality Education for All

Since starting with just a $25 deposit, we have now built more than 550 schools.

But our founding story is more than just one person’s experience. Our organization is a representation of all who have contributed in ways small and large to help Pencils of Promise reach this current moment…” – Founder Adam Braun

Pencils of Promise (“PoP”) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that believes every child deserves access to quality education

    Pencils of Promise have impacted more than 232,046 students worldwide. Students in need now have access to proper education. 

    When she was just four-years-old, Alex held her first childhood cancer fundraiser in her front yard and raised over $2,000. 

    Their long-term vision is that holistic model will be fully adopted and incrementally scaled by Ghanaian, Guatemalan and Lao education systems.

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