Experience Social Impact in Ghana with CommonBond and Pencils of Promise

In October 2015, CommonBond is traveling to Ghana to see firsthand how our social promise is changing lives, and we want you to come with us. Our Social Promise partner, Pencils of Promise, is offering a free trip for three of our borrowers to visit a Pencils of Pencil school in Ghana. You'll meet students, teachers, and local community members and see the difference your loan is making in the lives of children enjoying access to an amazing education.

CommonBond Social Promise Ghana Trip


A free trip to Ghana for three borrowers to experience the social impact we are making together. The itinerary will include a visit to a school Pencils of Promise is building and the chance to help with construction, along with dialogues with students, teachers, and community members.


Three CommonBond borrowers, CommonBond team members (including our CEO and co-founder, David Klein), and Pencils of Promise team members will travel together.


October 7-12, 2015.


To apply to be one of the three borrowers chosen, email with a 300-word or less answer to the question: Why do you want to visit Ghana with CommonBond?

We're excited to be able to share this amazing opportunity to see the 1-for-1 model in action! For any questions, please email

* Entries must be received by midnight EST July 22, 2015.

Note that because this is international travel and to Ghana specifically, there will be paperwork and vaccinations you must get prior to traveling. We will walk you through exactly what needs to be done and by when. You will be responsible for the cost of any expenses related to this.

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