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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

Dining for Women

Journey Charitable Foundation

Kyle Todd Public Service Foundation

Stiftung Kinder-Hilfe

The Stone Family Foundation

The Tides Foundation

The Bennack-Polan Foundation

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
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

Sharon Lundahl for Purity Sintama Melita
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
Katie Wetstone for Ruth Nampa Losurum
Sarah Foster & Gregory S. Wetstone for Margret Nbibioto Makum
Dwight Young for Ann Silantoi Toronkei
Diane Zaelke & Gwen Ganger for Motet Lesaan

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