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What a beautiful story! Education has no age limit :)

January 23, 2015 - 12:44pm
What a beautiful story! Education has no age limit :)


Kenyan grandmother at school with her great-great-grandchildren
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A 90-year-old Kenyan woman, who goes to class with six of her great-great-grandchildren, is believed to be the oldest primary school pupil in the world, writes the BBC's Ed Thomas.

Did you know?

January 22, 2015 - 10:23am
Did you know?


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1 extra year of education = earning 10% more. And for countries, each additional year of schooling can add up to 18% to GDP/person. New Investment Case for Education and Equity report from our partner @[68793499001:274:UNICEF] lays out the facts about why every country needs to invest in education. Get it here: http://uni.cf/investedu

Check out the link below for an effortless way to invest in girls' education!

January 12, 2015 - 8:47am
Check out the link below for an effortless way to invest in girls' education!


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When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Maasai Girls Education Fund. Support us every time you shop.

From all of us at MGEF, thank for a wonderful year of learning and growing. To...

December 31, 2014 - 12:00pm
From all of us at MGEF, thank for a wonderful year of learning and growing.

To send even more Maasai girls to school in 2015, please visit: http://www.maasaigirlseducation.org/donate


Read all about MGEF's work this year in our 2014 Annual Update!

December 18, 2014 - 9:57am
Read all about MGEF's work this year in our 2014 Annual Update!


MGEF's Annual Update, 2014
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"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I'm committed to this issue. I'm in." - Michelle Obam We were so excited to se...

December 12, 2014 - 7:48pm
"I'm committed to this issue. I'm in." - Michelle Obam

We were so excited to see the First Lady's pledge to expand education for girls overseas.

Read more here: http://t.co/bGEEgqFRcl


Michelle Obama pledges stepped-up effort to educate girls overseas
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First lady Michelle Obama pledged on Friday to help in the drive to expand girls' access to education in countries where they struggle with poverty, violence, forced marriage and socioeconomic constraints.

Microsoft YouthSpark's #GivingTuesday 100% Match Day is now LIVE! Click below to...

December 2, 2014 - 8:56am
Microsoft YouthSpark's #GivingTuesday 100% Match Day is now LIVE! Click below to have your donation to MGEF matched or share our project page with friends.

This amazing opportunity to make the most of your generous contribution is TODAY ONLY!


Empower Maasai Girls in Kenya
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This project will teach life skills to Maasai girls and boys, offer business training and seed grants to rural Maasai women, provide mentoring and leadership support to Maasai students, and engage parents to increase involvement of the whole community in our effort to end early marriage of girls, te…

Don't forget to be a part of #GivingTuesday tomorrow! Help us empower Maasai gir...

December 1, 2014 - 12:50pm
Don't forget to be a part of #GivingTuesday tomorrow! Help us empower Maasai girls and women by donating or sharing this post with friends. All donations made through the Global Giving site listed here will be matched 100% TOMORROW ONLY.

Thank you for your support!

http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/community-education-workshops-for-maasai/


Happy Thanksgiving!! December 2nd is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to g...

November 26, 2014 - 8:19pm
Happy Thanksgiving!! December 2nd is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. Thanks to the generosity of Microsoft, all donations to MGEF will be matched 100%. We are so thankful for this opportunity!

http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/community-education-workshops-for-maasai/


Empower Maasai Girls in Kenya
www.globalgiving.org
This project will teach life skills to Maasai girls and boys, offer business training and seed grants to rural Maasai women, provide mentoring and leadership support to Maasai students, and engage parents to increase involvement of the whole community in our effort to end early marriage of girls, te…

MGEF students at our annual Student Reception today, celebrating a year of hard...

November 15, 2014 - 9:55am
MGEF students at our annual Student Reception today, celebrating a year of hard work and catching up with friends!


Women of all ages participate in our Women's Business Trainings, benefiting from...

November 13, 2014 - 11:22am
Women of all ages participate in our Women's Business Trainings, benefiting from ongoing mentoring and support from MGEF's knowledgeable Kajiado office staff. Check out pictures from today's 6-month follow-up meeting!


Scholarship students met with MGEF staff today to talk about how their final exa...

November 10, 2014 - 11:15am
Scholarship students met with MGEF staff today to talk about how their final exams went and to share about their plans to stay busy at home during their long holiday break. We congratulate them on a fantastic year of hard work!


Exuding sisterhood and confidence, MGEF university students Gloria (Medicine) an...

November 7, 2014 - 9:51am
Exuding sisterhood and confidence, MGEF university students Gloria (Medicine) and Timanoi (Nutrition), met with MGEF staff in Nairobi today to offer insight and ideas about MGEF's programs, and to discuss how students can pay their education forward for the benefit of their communities.

We are so proud of them!


Mary Grace Henry, Founder of Reverse The Course Foundation and supporting partne...

November 6, 2014 - 7:04am
Mary Grace Henry, Founder of Reverse The Course Foundation and supporting partner of MGEF, was featured on the Queen Latifah Show this week! Check out this clip to learn more about her mission and see some of MGEF's students and staff!


Inspiring Teen Goes #OneStepFurther to Educate Girls | QueenLatifah.com
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Mary Grace Henry's dream has turned into a movement.

MGEF-Kajiado's managing director, Lucy Ntayia, and MGEF's fantastic community ed...

November 5, 2014 - 9:51am
MGEF-Kajiado's managing director, Lucy Ntayia, and MGEF's fantastic community education facilitators met with executive director, Zara Bott-Goins today in Kenya to discuss MGEF's inspiring students and programs. Stay tuned for pictures and updates in the coming week!


We are now on Instagram (maasaigirlseducationfund)! Follow us for pictures and i...

November 3, 2014 - 11:45am
We are now on Instagram (maasaigirlseducationfund)! Follow us for pictures and infographics of our work promoting girls education in the Maasai community in Kenya! #Education #Maasai #Kenya


Happy Thursday! Reverse The Course, one of MGEF's most valued partners, has just...

October 23, 2014 - 6:23pm
Happy Thursday! Reverse The Course, one of MGEF's most valued partners, has just released a trailer for their upcoming documentary! Tumaini is about creative solutions to increase girl's access to education in Sub-Saharan Africa. We are so grateful to be working with such an inspiring and innovative organization.

Watch the trailer here: http://vimeo.com/109474410#t=0s


Tumaini Trailer

This is a trailer to a hopeful documentary about girls education in Sub-Saharan Africa and one girl's determination to solve it. Mary Grace Henry, founder of Reverse…

We want to send a big THANK YOU to all of our generous friends for supporting ou...

October 16, 2014 - 9:05am
We want to send a big THANK YOU to all of our generous friends for supporting our Donation Match Challenge yesterday. It was a huge success! We received over $5,000 in matching funds and won the $1,000 Global Giving bonus for the most donations. Thank you for helping us get closer to reaching our goal!

If you didn't have a chance to donate yesterday, we have another matching day coming up on December 2nd, so mark your calendars!

THANK YOU!!

Today is the day! Donate to MGEF now and get a 30% match by Global Giving. Match...

October 15, 2014 - 8:58am
Today is the day! Donate to MGEF now and get a 30% match by Global Giving. Matching funds are going fast!


Provide Community Education to 8,300 Maasai People
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This project will teach life skills to Maasai girls and boys, offer business training and seed grants to rural Maasai women, and mentoring workshops, and teach parents about HIV, involving the whole community in our effort to end early marriage of girls (12-15 yrs old), teen pregnancy, female genita…

Want to help the Maasai Girls Education Fund further the work we do in Kenya?! T...

October 14, 2014 - 2:32pm
Want to help the Maasai Girls Education Fund further the work we do in Kenya?! TOMORROW is Global Giving's Bonus Day. Each donation made through their site will be matched by 30%, allowing your generosity to make even a greater impact. Donating earlier in the day will ensure that your gift will be matched! THANK YOU!

Interested?? Follow the link here: https://www.globalgiving.org/donate/9497/maasai-girls-education-fund/


Donate to Maasai Girls Education Fund
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