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The Pando Initiative connects Wichita, Derby and Haysville, Kansas students to people, communities and organizations, helping them build strength, vitality and the courage to take the initiative to succeed. With The Pando Initiative, each student can thrive.

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high school students


every year

3 OUT OF 5

children K-8

go to school


high school graduates

earn an average of

37% MORE

money than a dropout

Jenny from Derby High School

Jenny has come a very long way with the help of Pando. She struggled with discipline issues and academically. With the help of Pando, Jenny has been able to focus on her school work and has not had any issues with discipline. Jenny received the Pando STAR award in 2018 and is a Mentor in the Panther Pals program at Derby High. She enjoys working with children and in the future would like to become a social worker or special education teacher. 

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