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List of Students Who Need Sponsors

 

Noel Nenkai

Noel Nenkai was born 27 May 1988 to a family of six children. When she was twelve years old, her father died and her uncles decided to marry her off. Her marriage to a 60 year old man was arranged in secret, and her mother, who was opposed to the plan, was not informed. When her mother found out about the engagement, she went to MGEF for help. Noel was sent to boarding school, avoiding the marriage that would not have allowed her to continue her education past the third grade. Noel graduated from Moi Girls Secondary School in 2009. She is currently earning a Teacher's certificate in Early Childhood Development from Emerald College. 

Date of Birth: 05/27/1988
Started Program: 14 years 38 weeks ago
Start Grade: 3rd Grade (Class 3)
Current Grade: Vocational School
School: Emerald College
Annual Education Cost: $

 

Silvia Koyiano

Silvia's father has four wives and abandoned Silvia's mother.  Silvia ran away from home at the age of 11 to avoid being married off.  She stayed with an uncle, who supported her, but could not afford to pay for her education, nor prevent her eventual marriage once she reached puberty. MGEF began sponsoring Silvia in 2003.She graduated from the Maasai Technical Training Institute with a Certificate in Business Management.

Date of Birth: 01/01/1992
Started Program: 12 years 20 weeks ago
Start Grade: 5th Grade (Class 5)
Current Grade: College
School: Graduated
Annual Education Cost: $

 

Evaline Naimpanoi

When Evaline was in the fifth grade, her father married a second wife, and left Evaline and her mother to fend for themselves.  With no education, her mother could not afford for Evaline to remain in school. Evaline is currently earning a diploma in Secretarial Studies from Masai Technical Training Institute (MTTI). 

Date of Birth: 11/26/1989
Started Program: 11 years 20 weeks ago
Start Grade: 6th Grade (Class 6)
Current Grade: College
School: Maasai Technical Training Institute (MTTI)
Annual Education Cost: $

 

Kanayia

Kanayia is the youngest of nine children, and has four brothers and four sisters.  All four sisters are married, and none enrolled in school.  Kanayia's father wanted to marry her off when she was 11 years old, even though he had abandoned the family when Kanayia was in preschool. An MGEF scholarship prevented that marriage. Kanayia recently graduated from secondary school and is looking forward to beginning her studies in Early Childhood Education and Development in 2015. 

Date of Birth: 11/06/1992
Started Program: 12 years 20 weeks ago
Start Grade: 2nd Grade (Class 2)
Current Grade: Secondary School Graduate
School: not yet enrolled
Annual Education Cost: $5

 

Agnes Moyiaso

Just after Agnes Moyiaso completed Class 6 (6th grade) in primary school, her father arranged her marriage. She was saved by an MGEF scholarship, after a local area chief stopped the marriage and  brought her to our attention. She was an A student in primary school, and the chief recognized her potential and intervened on her behalf.

Date of Birth: 03/15/1992
Started Program: 8 years 20 weeks ago
Start Grade: 6th Grade (Class 6)
Current Grade: College
School: Maasai Mara University
Annual Education Cost: $460

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