Supporting education & community development projects in Namibia & Bolivia.
 

Supporting education, research & community development projects in southern Africa and South America.

 
 
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The reality that basic school supplies could be considered “extravagant” highlighted the need to properly equip students and teachers on a consistent basis. This is why we began One Pencil.
— One Pencil Project CEO & Co-Founder
 
 

Mission

One Pencil is a 501(c)(3) public charity non profit organization based in the United States that supports educational programs and community development projects within Namibia, southern Angola, and Bolivia.

Through your giving, we will build strategic partnerships with local leaders to support educational programs, community development infrastructure projects, and provide disaster relief. Current partners include local leaders from the HIZETJITWA Indigenous Peoples Organisation (HIPO) & Ondao Mobile Schools in Namibia, and The Tsimane Gran Consejo & The Tsimane Health and Life History Project in Bolivia.

 
 

Through your giving we will support community development projects.

 
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Read about a few of our current projects.

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Ondao Mobile Schools

We’re collaborating with Ondao Mobile Schools in Namibia to help provide school supplies to their 4,000 learners for school in 2019.

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CLEAN WATER: BOLIVIA

We’re collaborating with Engineers Without Borders. They just successfully installed a second well in Tacuaral del Matto, Bolivia.

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CLEAN WATER: NAMIBIA

We’ve begun working with the Ova-Twa community of Okau to repair broken wells in the area.

 

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