MGEF ED visits with MGEF students mother Esther, new MGEF scholarship student Valerie, post-secondary MGEF Scholarship student Apophia, MGEF post-secondary Scholarship student

Maasai Girls Education Fund

Org #9497
Vetted since 2011 Site Visit Verified
2000
year founded
$49,068
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

The Maasai Girls Education Fund (MGEF) is a 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in the District of Columbia. We were founded in 2000 to increase the literacy, health, and economic well-being of Maasai women in Kenya. MGEF's goals are to increase enrollment of Maasai girls in Kenya, reduce the dropout rate, and support every student until they have the knowledge and skills to enter the workforce in Kenya. Our work involves a long-term commitment to each of our students. Our success is measured by how many scholarship students complete their education and are prepared for a job in Kenya. The Maasai Girls Education Fund (MGEF) works in Kenya's Kajiado, Loitokitok, and Ngong Distri... read more

Projects (1)

Empower Maasai Girls in Kenya
Kenya / Education
 
Project Leaders
Heather McKay
Heather McKay
Team
Heather McKay
Organization Information
http://www.maasaigirlseducation.org/
5800 MacArthur Blvd
Washington, DC 20016
United States
202 237 0535

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0849221771
Organization Information
http://www.maasaigirlseducation.org/
5800 MacArthur Blvd
Washington, DC 20016
United States
202 237 0535

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0849221771

Project Reports

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Jul 30, 2018
Summer 2018 Update
Dear friends, I have just returned from a month long trip to Kenya.  It was an eventful and productive visit, checking in on ours students and their family bomas, meeting with local chiefs...
Apr 11, 2018
Spring 2018 Update
Dear Friends, MGEF started out the new school year this January 2018 with 11 new Scholarship Program students.  This brings our roster up to 132 active students -- 47 primary, 34 secondary,...
Jan 5, 2018
End of the Year Update
Dear Friends, The Maasai Girls Education Fund has had another incredible year! Here are just a few highlights of what your support has made possible in 2017.  MGEF...
 
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