Pennies for Peace

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Key Information

In addition to directly supporting education and livelihood programs, CAI's mission to raise awareness of the powerful role education plays in promoting healthier, more prosperous, and more peaceful communities in the countries in which we work. Pennies for Peace connects children in the US to their less fortunate peers in Central Asia while at the same time promoting wider understanding of global challenges. It empowers US youth to do something about these problems by asking them to raise funds that directly benefit their peers on the other side of the globe.

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


Europe & Central Asia


Government Affiliation

Non-governmental program


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Ministry Affiliation



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COVID-19 Response


Geographic Scope


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • Curricula/lesson plans
  • School facilities
  • School quality

Cross-cutting areas

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Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Boys (both in school and out of school), Girls (both in school and out of school), Youth


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School Enrolment Status

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School Level

  • Lower primary
  • Upper primary
  • Lower secondary
  • Upper secondary

Other populations reached

  • Fathers
  • Mothers
  • Religious leaders
  • Teachers - female
  • Teachers - male

Participants include

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Program Approaches Back to Top


  • Increased availability of learning materials

Facilities construction/improvement

  • Construction/improvement of schools

Reducing economic barriers

  • Addressing cost of school supplies

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Improved academic skills (literacy and numeracy)
  • Increased grade attainment
  • Increased years of schooling
  • Reduced absenteeism

Cross-cutting goals

  • Improved critical consciousness
  • Increased agency and empowerment