About PenPal Schools

PenPal Schools connects over 100,000 students in more than 170 countries to practice skills and explore the world. PenPals collaborate through high-quality online courses to discover cultures and learn about global challenges while practicing essential reading and writing skills. PenPal Schools has won multiple international awards and was recognized by President Obama as one of the world’s leading social enterprises.

Our fun and high-performing team is passionate about what we do! Join us and use your skills to help provide quality educational opportunities for learners everywhere while breaking down barriers between nations.

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Map of PenPal Schools classrooms around the world

90-second videos: Intro to PenPal Schools or An Afghan - American Connection

PenPal School's One Pager

PenPal Schools in featured in GigaOm

Stories of Impact:

Let Girls Learn Together

PenPals in Ghana & California Connect

What We Can Learn from Students about the Election

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