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Washington Post Article on FGM and Early Marriage in Kenya

Published Date: 
December 15, 2014

Click on the link below to read a recent Washington Post article discussing the effects of FGM and early marriage on young Kenyan women:

Top Nonprofit on the Huffington Post

Published Date: 
May 17, 2013

The Huffington Post features Maasai Girls Education Fund along with nine other Washington, DC based nonprofits as a top organization helping women and girls. Click the sneakpeak image below to read the full article, and be sure to vote for MGEF by May 31st, 2013 (the poll is directly below the nonprofits' photo slideshow in the article).

Reverse the Course Featured on News 12

Published Date: 
January 24, 2013

Mary Grace Henry, Founder of Reverse the Course and Reverse the Course Foundation, was recently interviewed by News 12 in New York regarding her newest goal: to send 100 girls to school. She is in the running for a $10,000 grant from Kids Who Give. Cast your vote for Mary Grace here through February 5th, 2013!

Mary Grace currently sponsors seven MGEF students.

MGEF in A&U Magazine

Published Date: 
January 11, 2013

A&U Magazine, a publication that highlights "creative responses" to living with HIV/AIDS, features Cate Cameron and her NGO, Cameras4Change, in a January 10, 2013 article. Maasai Girls Education Fund (MGEF), Kajiado is mentioned as a collaborative partner during Cameron's most recent trip to Kenya, during which she and her team conducted two workshops ( or with Heshima Kenya, a local nonprofit). Read entire story by clicking following link:

Student Sponsor Featured in New Moon Girls and

Published Date: 
November 19, 2012

Mary Grace, the 15-year-old businesswoman behind Reverse the Course and the sponsor of five MGEF students, was recently featured in New Moon Girls Magazine (July/Aug 2012 issue) and (July 2012). We are thrilled that Mary Grace is receiving due credit for her innovative approach to philanthropy, and we invite you to check out these articles about her work:

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MGEF Founder on WPFW 89.3 FM Radio Show

Published Date: 
November 2, 2012


MGEF Kajiado Receives EAAG Award

Published Date: 
July 26, 2012

We have wonderful news to share with you. On July 26, 2012, our partner organization, Maasai Girls Education Fund - Kajiado (MGEF Kajiado), received the East Africa Grantmakers Association (EAAG) award for Community Philanthropy. Lucy Ntayia, Managing Director of MGEF Kajiado, and Kajiado board chair, Sophie Meeli, accepted the award in Entebbe, Uganda (see photo below).

Catherine Timanoi Koyiah Featured in Washington Post Express

Published Date: 
September 19, 2012

MGEF student, Catherine Timanoi Koyiah, is featured along with her sponsor, Aid for Africa, in the September 19, 2012 issue of Washington DC's Express. Click below to read the article:

MGEF Featured in BeInkandescent

Published Date: 
November 1, 2010

The November 2010 issue of BeInkandescent, an online magazine "for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs," features MGEF from the personal perspective of its president: Barbara Lee Shaw talks about the impact of her nonprofit the Maasai Girls Education Fund.

MGEF in USA Today

Published Date: 
September 1, 2010

 MGEF is included in the September 2010 USA Today supplement "Investing in Women & Girls: Education key to improving girls' futures in Africa" page 15, as a member of Aid for Africa's African Girls Scholarship Fund.  The supplement covers many organizations who are investing in women and girls, what they are doing, and why.  MGEF is proud to be one of them.<