October 4, 2007

Visit to the PEPY Ride School

By Michael Woodard Is it peculiar to feel nostalgic about dirt, potholes, and bumpy roads? Perhaps, but this past weekend, as I was jostled about in […]
August 27, 2007

Reflections from Rachel Allen, August Sustainable Development Trip Leader

By Rachel Allen We’ve just finished our cozy August trip, with six of us tromping across wet pavement and muddy roads in search of adventure. We […]
August 20, 2007

PEPY President Finalist in Cartier Competition

Congrats to our Executive Director Daniela Papi, who will be going to France as a finalist in the Cartier Women’s Initiative business plan competition! She was […]
August 3, 2007

PEPY Fundraising Events in Japan

PEPY fundraising events have taken place around the world, from a student organized stuffed animal auction in Minnesota to a community concert in rural Japan. Please feel free to let us know about great events or opportunities that PEPY can publicize here!

Below are some on-going and featured PEPY fundraising events which also happen to be tons of fun!  Sign up, have a good time, and support our work. There is nothing like having fun in the name of a good cause!

July 5, 2007


A Message to JETs:

Hello JETS!

The PEPY Ride SIG is a group for people who want to get involved in NGO work, the development of a growing non-profit organization, and who are interested in getting involved in volunteering during their time in Asia. The PEPY Ride was founded by former JETs and the JET community continues to support this growing project through fundraisers, awareness activities and other forms of support.

June 29, 2007

PEPY Fundraising Events in Japan

Many people take the initiative to sponsor fundraising events in their own towns. We also have a number of huge events in Japan that raise general […]
June 15, 2007

JET and The PEPY Friends School

A group of JETs traveled to Cambodia with PEPY in 2006 and left determined to raise enough money for a new PEPY school. The group raised […]
June 3, 2007

What’s JET Got to Do With It?

In 2004, two participants on JET hatched an idea to fundraise for the construction of a school in rural Cambodia. Their fundraising project, the PEPY Ride, […]
May 31, 2007

Reflections from Natalie Dushney, Golden Week May 2007 Trip Leader

It has been a year and a half since the genesis of our PEPY tours and though each of the ride and volunteer trips are unique, […]
January 19, 2007

January 12th — RDIC

I think our entire team has a new definition of the word hero — Mickey Sampson. I wasn’t expecting my first hero to look so disarmingly […]