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About Pennies for Peace – A Service Learning Program

Pennies for Peace® is a FUN, EASY, and FREE service learning program that brings cultural and philanthropic education to students and educators all over the world. No matter how big or small you are, you can make a difference for others just by collecting pennies. A penny in the United States may have little worth, but in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Tajikistan just a few pennies can buy a pencil and open the door to literacy.  Read more…  about our FREE CURRICULUM & TOOLKIT to help you get started.

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Only 49% of girls in Pakistan ages 10 to 15 can read and write.
In Tajikistan only 2% of schools have water available in girls’ bathrooms.
3.7 million children are out of school in Afghanistan - 60% of those are girls.