Maasai Children's Initiative

Mission: MCI’s mission is to advocate for social empowerment and economic development for Maasai girls through education, leadership development and technology training. The issue MCI is tackling is a lack of formal education for Maasai women which leads to a lower standard of living for all Maasai people. Due to poverty and restrictive cultural traditions, girls generally do not finish primary school and fewer than five out of 100 Maasai girls can read. MCI’s vision is to empower girls -- with educational opportunities and exposure to technology -- so that they can determine their own futures, compete in the Kenyan job market, make wise life decisions and positively impact their communities...

Students in front of the new classroom building

Students in front of the new classroom building
Photo from Progress Report 'MCI Spring Report: Progress On All Fronts' (view small | med | large | orig)

MCI's volleyball champs

MCI's volleyball champs
Photo from Progress Report 'MCI Spring Report: Progress On All Fronts' (view small | med | large | orig)

MCI Girls to Girls raised $1000 for a playground

MCI Girls to Girls raised $1000 for a playground
Photo from Progress Report 'MCI Spring Report: Progress On All Fronts' (view small | med | large | orig)

SEAVURIA's science training in Mombasa

SEAVURIA's science training in Mombasa
Photo from Progress Report 'MCI Spring Report: Progress On All Fronts' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bright new dormitories

Bright new dormitories
Photo from Progress Report '2012 Kicks Off With A New Dining Hall & Kitchen' (view small | med | large | orig)