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Supporters

On behalf of the Maasai people, the Maasai Girls Education Fund thanks our supporters for their generous contributions to educate Maasai women and bring relief from poverty to the Maasai people.

Partners

    
      

Foundations
The GlobalGiving Foundation
Journey Charitable Foundation
Kyle Todd Public Service Foundation
Lalchandani Family Foundation
Margo & Joe Osherenko Foundation
Stiftung Kinder-Hilfe
The Stone Family Foundation
The Tides Foundation

Estates
The Mildred Lilly Estate

Memorials
Sandi L. Bates, honoring the memory of her grandmother, Clara Smedshammer, her father, Kenneth M. Bates, and her mother, Arlys (Smedshammer) Bates
Alan Miller in the name of Sue O'Hara in memory of her father John O'Hara
Douglas Varchol & Lauren Deutsch in memory of Alfred Deutsch
Walter Weedman in memory of Vivian G. Weedman

Corporations & Other Organizations
Camp Wildwood, in honor of James Black
Google Inc.
Knowles Family Trust
Lake Washington Girls Middle School, Class of 2010
Maret School, Inc.
Sierra Horizon Trust
Lynn & Richard Voelbel Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
Quantum Loyalty Solutions, Inc.
Weavers Way Community Programs
Write to Change
Zelle, Hofmann, Voelbel, Mason & Gette

Doctors Funding Future Doctors
Bethesda Emergency Associates for Gloria Mumeita Kotente
           Brendan Carmody, MD
           Emily Gordon, MD
           Barton Leonard, MD
           Matthew Leonard, MD
           Paul O'Brien, MD
           Tracey Pyles, MD
           Todd Templeman, MD
           Fred Thaler, MD
           Hasitha Wickramasinghe, MD
Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland for Gloria Mumeita Kotente
           Elizabeth Bentivoglio, PA
           William Craig, MD
           Lara Eisenberg, MD & Michael J. Cotter
           Judy Song, MD
           Rhonda Stewart, MD
           Dany Westerband, MD

Organizations Sponsoring Students
Aid for Africa's Girls Education Fund for Catherine Timanoi Koyiah
EARTH University, Costa Rica, for Abigael Simaloi Pertet
Foundation Kids to School, Caren Van Egten Fund for Abigael Sintiyo, Emily Muriet Tumaina & Irene Soila Saitoti
Kajiado AE&RC for Kureti Tererre
Reverse the Course Foundation for Peninah Nasae Neiliang, Irene Liteita Mamayio, Yiamoi Beatrice Kasairo, Sharon Meeli, Winnie Lemayian, Mereso Malaika, Alice Simaloi Ntoyian, Florence Sereti Saitoti, Roda Kapasei Sapunyu, Mercy Tomonik Nkai, Martine Susan Ratia, and Nkapili J. Sirintai.

Student Sponsors
Kat & Shiraz Alikhan for Joy Naserem Saimi
Janet & Stephen Andersen for Riton Miriam Senja Sian
Molly Anderson for Silvia Sikab Munei
Anonymous for Jackline Lemaron, Neeyio Musana, & Regina Ntinka Meikan
Aron-Turnham Family for Felistar Tanyasi Seyianoi
Tonya Bair and Kevin Thurston for Topisia Kisurkat
Amisha Barochia for Ruth Sinyati Parsanga
Janet P. Bean for Kanayia Koisassi
Elizabeth & Olivia Bentivoglio for Reson Mpatinae and Nashipae Mpatinae
Rhonda Bes & Colin James Smith for Emily Namunyene
Isabelle Bourgharft for Diana Rakoine Sompol
Linda Brinkley, Ron Randolph-Wall, & David Hardie for Bernice Kipeno
Katherine Buttolph for Lucy Nenkai Mointi
Angela Canterini for Lasoi Muinya
Marie Carianna in the memory of Marion Tarascio Ragusa for Valerie Sanayian Sankale
Sam Caulkins for Ivy Nanetia Kenyatta
Susan D. Cooper for Agnes Moyiaso Lantei
Cindy and Tony Crane for Lashaine Kipirei
Zach Cummings for Vivian Setu Malipe
Elke L. Daniel for Namunyak & Nailepu Partati
Sophie DeWitte forJane Tulasha Korema
Karin Ericsson for Purity Semeyan Sankau
Francine Fleming for Everlyne Mopiyian Parantai & Emily Saaloi Manei
Terry & Stewart W. Fest for Priscilla Seet
Emily Friend for Annet Nakae Kakuro and Sandra Musul
Karin Gagnon & Robert A. Sandler for Keruesh Sarinke
Girl Scout Troop 4635, Bethesda, MD for Grace Sitetian Meijoh
Charlene Ryon Goss for Sempeyo Sarinke & Yiamoi Lasiti
Sarah Hadden for Hillary Naana Keiru
The Hartl-Miller Family for Evelyn Naserian Oltinki, Veronicah Shankutit Sampeke & Juliet Sereti Sakana
Terese J. Lilly for Abigael Simaloi Pertet
Geri Mannahan for Kuka Ntoyo
Anil Menon for Emily Kilinta Kipeen
Donna Meyers & Gilbert Austin for Yiampaine Kolei
Susan Miller for Lilian Nashipae Matasha
Marjorie A. & William R. Muth for Naleku Nkaati
Kathryn Nelson & Matthew Indre for Sopilal Lekuka
Monica Norwick & Mark LaRose for Mary Silantoi Tait & Zainab Sempeyo Kanchuri
Katrina Ole-MoiYoi, Yaniv Gelnik, and Ira Gelnick for Jane Nashipae Ntusero
Mary Olson and Joseph Kohan for Esther Loita
Tracey L. Pyles & Cassidy L. Paradis for Gladys Sipanto Pesi Kitunka & Namiyio Leshin
Sarah Ramanauskas for Nashipae Setek and Janet Sitonic Laurra
Joan Roberts for Miriam Naserian Nkiminis
Karen Rowley for Caroline Senteu Kashinin, Mitau Leposo, and Lydia Narinoi Meoli
Barbara Lee Shaw & Durwood Zaelke for Ntainin Tarayia
The Smith Family for Esho Faith Lantei
Mary & Jim Speyer for Lonah Pilale Nkumama
Mary D. Stancil for Grace Nairesiae Kilayo
Cynthia Sun & Larry Templeton for Sintama Melita
Katie Wetstone for Ruth Nampa Losurum
Sarah Foster & Gregory S. Wetstone for Margret Nbibioto Makum
Louise Wilson for Sylvia Sian Seteyio
Dwight Young for Ann Silantoi Toronkei
Diane Zaelke & Gwen Ganger for Motet Lesaan


Individual Donors
Francesca Accinelli
Susan B. Achurra
Anonymous in the name of Mikey & Val Bishop & children
Anonymous in the name of Jim & Esther McDonald
Jenny C. Adams
Fred Anderson
Patricia Andersson
Brenda Allen
Victoria Almos
Carole & Robert Anderson
Steven M. Apesos
Jean & Thomas Are
James Arbury in the name of Tammy Sadle
Laudan Aron
Candace Ashley
Ruth Barnett
Roxanne Barrett
Lorna Barton in the name of Grainne Barton
Kevin Barr
Michele Bass in honor of Emily Friend's Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek
Carol O. Baumer
Michael Beaton
Sharon Bennett
Stephen Bergen
Carol & John Bibb
Celia & Paul Bledsoe
Robert Boas in the name of Irene Mugambi
Sharon Bonnem
Monica Boruch
Natalie B. Botsford
Karen G. & Robert A. Bowden
Kristen Borysewicz in the name of Joanne G.
Pamela Yates Boynton
Chris Branscum
Polly & Thomas Bredt
Helen Buckley
Robert Bundy
Carol A. Butler
Marilyn C. Carley
Marie Caspard
Marnie Castle
Shirley Caulkins
Rajat Chand
Jessica Chapman
Carol Chartouni in honor of Emily Friend's Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek
Kathleen Courrier
Karen Crabtree
Michael Crabtree
Monica Cummings
Victoria Currie
Brad Davis
Jason Davis
Keith C. Davis
Mollie J. Dent &  George L. Pettit
Grace & William J. Deters
Faith Dillard
Linda Dougall
Moira Duffy
Timothy Duffy
Tobias Eigen
Erin Ellis
Kristin Ellis
Rachel L. Ellis
Diana England
Julia M. & C. Lansing Fair
Polly Ferguson
Elise Fett
Maureen Fineran
Junko Funahashi & Richard Ferris
Diane Gable
Ann D. Geary & William L. Geary, Jr.
Jo Gerardu
Faye J. Girsh
Jodie Gleason
Benita A. Glow
Jennifer Goldstein
Rebecca Forbes & Lewis Gordon
Ruth & Gerald Foster
Thomas H. & Elizabeth Fox
Margaret Fuchs
Connie Georgiu
Faye J. Girsh
Benita Glow
Tracy & Donald Goldberg
Leonard Goldman
Emily Gordon
Stephanie Gottwald
Danielle Grabiel
Charles J. Greene
David A. Griffin
Jon H. Griffin
Paul Hagen
Gloria J. & Richard B. Hammer
Stephanie Hanford
Liza Harbison
Corbin & John Harwood
Stephanie Hass
Sharon Hays
Melissa Heck
F. Michael Heffernan in the name of Bella Heffernan
Susan Hendricks
Susan Hocking
Tim Hogan
Lydia Horne
Chang Huang
Emily Hyans in honor of Emily Friend's Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek
Joanne & Robert Indre in the name of Barbara & John Sulton
Ann Jackson
Christine K. Jahnke
Gretchen & Mark Johnson
Julie Johnson
Mary Jones
Mary Pat Judkins in honor of Emily Friend's Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek
Amanda Kane
Paula Keefe
Jeremy Kelsey
Dorothy Kerr
Heidi Knopp in honor of Emily Friend's Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek
William Kramer
Ramesh Kumar
Mari Kuraishi
Sara LaFrance
Sanda & Jeremiah Lambert
Laura Leiden
Kelly Leight in honor of Emily Friend's Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek
Carol Levinson
Laura Liebstaedter
Stacy & John Lippert
Cynthia Long
Amy Longsworth
Dianna Louis
Janice Lucca
Karen Gordon Ludwig
Virginia B. Luscomb
Lorraine Maddams
Maria Marcantonio
Marcy & Kenneth Markowitz
Karen Jones Mason
Anna McDonnell
Nancy R. Mercurio
Burke L. Miller
Patricia K. Miller
Jon Moe in the name of Cindy & Jill, in honor of Katherine Moe
Ronald E. Monroe
Carolyn B. & Martin L. Morris
Karen B. Morse
Jenny B. Mudge
Jane & Kevin K. Myung
John Nagro
Susan Negrin
Brenda Nesbitt in the name of Grady Nesbitt
Antonia Neubauer
Kay G. North
Christina Norton
Isaiah Norton
Lisa D. Norton
Maryam Norton
Meghan Norton
Nigel Norton
Ruya Norton
Catherine Oaks
Kimberly O'Hare & David Griffith
Lisa & Fred Orlan in honor of Emily Friend's Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek
Gael O'Sullivan & Scott Johnson
Sara O'Sullivan
Diane Olson
Sheila A. Palmer
Alfred Pariser
Pamela Rodman Paro in honor of Emily Friend's Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek
Judith & Daniel Pearson
Joyce & Craig Polucha
Eleanor & Robert Preger
David Pyles
Barbara Rabin in the name of Michelle Jacoby & Rob Slattery
Faye & Robert Reed
Meredith Reeves
Donald N. Reid
Gina Ricciardi in honor of Emily Friend's Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek
Natividad Risley
Nat Robinson
Elizabeth Ross
Graeme Ross
Julia Christina Ross
Olesya Rubtsova
Christina D. Rusu
Mani & Amy Sadeghi in honor of Emily Friend's Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek
Paula & Stuart Sagan
Margi Schroth
Geraldine Scott
Przemyslaw Siedzinski
Ashly Sloan-Brinkley
Kimothy Smith
Melinda Soffer
Carole Sonnebom
Donald Spangler
Patricia B. Spellman
Victor Stekoll
Julie Strine
Elbridge Stuart
Lynda Szenes
Kristen Taddonio
Gale G. Tereszcuk
Jana Tether
Maryana Thornton
Molly Thornton
Juliana Tomassini
Richard Tompkins
Carlos Torchia
Kathleen Torrisi in the name of Kristin Hayden
Terry & Micthell Tropin
Kelly Trudgen
Cindy & Bob Trumble
Janet E. Turk
Jeffrey M. Tu
Tyler Turquand
Frederik Van Bolhuis
Lise Van Susteren
Douglas Varchol
David Wagner
Jeffrey W. Wanha
Vivian Weedman
Walter G. Weedman
Lisa Wetstone
Janice Wiles
Melanie Williams
Bea & Roger Wittenberg
Lorene Y. L. Yap
Y York & Mark Lutwak
Darcy Zaelke
Elaine Zuckerman
Marcia Sweig in honor of Emily Friend's Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek

MGEF Goals

 

MGEF's primary goal is to provide an opportunity for economic independence to every scholarship student, and consequently reduce poverty and improve the literacy, health, and economic well-being of all Maasai.

 

Read about our long-term commitment to each of our students.

MGEF Results

 

MGEF has supported the education of 84 Maasai girls from primary school through post-secondary education.  Four have graduated from college/university.  Twenty four percent are now enrolled in higher education institutions.

 

Read how MGEF is making a difference.

How You Can Help

 

Your donation to MGEF will support the education of girls and their communities thereby promoting sustainable development and equality, and reducing violence and poverty.

 

Learn more about how you can help