About

No BackPack Day is a day that kids in the US go to school without their backpacks, carrying all their books and school supplies in their hands or in plastic bags so as to raise awareness for the millions of kids around the world who have to walk miles to school carrying their books and school supplies in their hands or in plastic bags because they cannot afford a backpack.

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Vision Statement.

No BackPack Day is a day that kids in the US go to school without their backpacks, carrying all their books and school supplies in their hands or in plastic bags so as to raise awareness for the millions of kids around the world who have to walk miles to school carrying their books and school supplies in their hands or in plastic bags because they cannot afford a backpack.

Mongai Fankam
Feb. 12 2012

13,000 and counting

13,000 and counting

P.O. BOX 3341 Huntersville NC. 28070

No BackPack Day in the News

Cape Verde
First Lady of Cape Verde comes to Charlotte to endorse No Back Pack Day

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Dr. Banda former President of Malawi

No Back Pack Day joins forces with The Joyce Banda Foundation. Dr. Banda was the former President of Malawi. She was voted by Forbes Magazine as the Most Powerful Woman in Africa for two years running and one of the most powerful women in the world.

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Mrs. Leymah Gbowee 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

"This past weekend, I was fortunate and blessed to spend some time with Mongai Fankham, the founder of "No Back Pack Day" Mongai is an eleven-year-old American of Cameroonian descent. She wrote to me about 2 years ago asking that I kindly visit Charlotte, North Carolina to help to raise awareness about her work and to raise funds to support it.....Read More