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November 15, 2016

Dear Friends,

November brings the season of fruitfulness and giving thanks. Friends of PEB is thankful for so much this year.  We are thankful for all of our new and continuing supporters, thankful for the contributions that you have made to help rebuild schools, curriculum and educate the children of Pakistan, and thankful for the safety and God's continued watch over PEB schools and the staff/students, to name just a few. Later this month, Friends of PEB will kick off our annual fundraising campaign. This year we are focusing our efforts on how small giving can make a large impact. Your contribution makes a world of difference to a child in Pakistan. May you and your loved ones have a blessed and love-filled Thanksgiving!

"And whatever you do in word or deed do everything in the name of Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the father through him." ~ Collosians 3:17 ESV



There is still time to renew student scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year! We have only reached 15% of our goal at this time, and we hope to hear from more scholarship donors soon. By renewing your students' scholarships, you are bringing hope to their future. Please visit our website for online giving. If you have additional questions, please email our Scholarship Coordinator Lynn Miller, and she would be more than happy to assist. Thank you for your generosity.

New Donors

Please consider giving the gift of scholarship. The wait list is long and the desire to learn is strong. With your assistance, PEB can give every child the opportunity to experience their right to an education. 

  • $1 per day/ $365 per year covers the cost of one day-student's tuition, books, supplies and uniforms.  
  • $2 per day/$730 per year covers the cost of one residential boarding student's tuition, books, supplies, uniform and room & board.
Once we receive your donation, FOPEB will mail you a student profile and tax receipt. Please visit our website to view all the ways that you can give.
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PEB News

PEB Administration Building!   

The foundation for the new PEB Administration building is complete and construction is ready to begin. On October 27th, PEB staff and Zor Engineers gathered to celebrate the long awaited milestone. The projected completion date for Phase 1 (ground floor) of this project is April 2017. Just one more example of your donations making dreams come true. Thank you!

Martinpur Christian Boys High School!

The Martinpur Boys' plea for help has been answered and enough funding has been committed to break ground! Approval has been received to begin construction of Phase 1 for the new school building that will provide not only safe and clean facilities but an expansion of student enrollment. This is a HUGE accomplishment spearheaded by Sam Martin and family. We thank them not only for their generosity but for their vision and desire to fight for needs of the children of Martinpur.  Thank you to everyone who has thus far contributed to this project! Visit our "Special Projects" page of our website to find out how you can help to complete the Martinpur Christian Boys' High School. 

Connect With Us...

Friends of PEB has a brand spanking new website!

If you haven't had the opportunity to visit our new and improved website, just click We have improved upon our PayPal processing, included our new branding, added information regarding PEB special projects, and more.  Check us out!  

Friends of PEB Exploration Trip

Just recently, Friends of PEB Executive Director, Margy Trimble escorted a group of 3 American Travelers on the 2016 PEB Pakistan Exploration Trip. The group consists of Trish Sargent from Shandon Presbyterian Church of Columbia, SC, Clyde and Marilyn Coller from Wasatch Prebyterian Church of Salt Lake City, UT, and two PEB friends from the UK who joined them upon their arrival. This trip allows visitors the opportunity to visit PEB school facilities, see first-hand how charitable contributions are put to work, meet students and staff, and explore the wonder and beauty of Pakistani culture. We wish them all an amazing experience and safe travels. Look for more exciting photos in next month's edition of "Connections." If you are interested in more information regarding the PEB Pakistan Exploration Trip, please contact us at

Christmas Campaign

Your donation makes a world of difference!

Thanksgiving weekend kicks off our annual campaign to raise funds for the children of PEB.  This year our focus is "A little bit can make an EVERLASTING impact." Small donations such as $25 can provide shoes and socks for a PEB student who would otherwise go without.  Our campaign flyer can be accessed here.  Feel free to download, print and share.  If you are on our mailing list, Friends of PEB will be sending a hard copy in the next few weeks.  Please consider us for your annual giving. If you would like to be on our mailing list, let us!

More Ways to Give...

Giving Tuesday!

This November 29th, join the movement and give - whether it is of your time, a gift, or the power of your voice in your local community. Find a way to give back and then share your idea. If you choose Friends of PEB, please share your story and our mission with a friend and spread the word via social media using #GivingTuesday and #FriendsofPEB.  Together, we can make a difference!  

Holiday Shopping...the iGive and AmazonSmile way!

Visit and see which of your favorite online shopping sites give a portion of your total sales back to your chosen non-profit organziation (Friends of PEB..*wink wink*). Your holiday shopping can instantly become a magnificent charitable donation. If you haven't already, check out AmazonSmile! Everyone's favorite online shopping source will also give a portion of sales to Friends of PEB if you register your account to be appropriately directed.  Please register today and take advantage of these 2 easy ways to give back!  

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Friends of PEB is on social media! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Learn more about the PEB mission, FOPEB's goals and PEB events as they happen. It's a great way to be in the know.

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Interested in donating securities?

You may now donate securities to support Presbyterian Education Board in Pakistan. Please read here for information, or contact Margy Trimble at 320.493.6243 |

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