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How to Sponsor a Girl

Sponsorship is a long-term commitment to the complete education of a student through vocational school, college, or university.  Sponsors receive a photo of their student every year, and can exchange letters with her.  All sponsored students receive stationery to write to their sponsors.  And if a visit to Kenya is in your travel plan, you will be able to meet her and visit her school as well.

The total annual cost to sponsor a student is:

Primary- $1,000

Secondary- $1,200

Postsecondary- $2,000

This cost is all-inclusive, as MGEF provides all that a student needs to succeed in school.  Secondary school graduates have three possible options, depending on their performance on national tests at the end of their fourth year: certificate, diploma, and degree.   All programs will prepare them for the workforce in Kenya.

If you are interested in making this commitment go to the how you can help section or sponsor a girl page. 

General Scholarship Fund

The General Scholarship Fund allows MGEF to provide scholarships to needy students without having to find a sponsor first.  In this way MGEF act quickly to intervene and stop early marriages.

Read more on the general scholarship fund.

How the Scholarship Program Works

MGEF's Scholarship Program is designed to get more girls enrolled in school and to do everything possible to keep them in school until they have the knowledge and skills to get a job in Kenya.

See how the scholarship program works.

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