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The GivingLibrary Overview Video

In early October 2013, Acting Executive Director, Zara Bott-Goins traveled to Houston and shot a series of informational videos made possible through a generous in-kind grant from the GivingLibrary (learn more here). We are thrilled to share the first among a special series of clips, specifically developed to answer your…

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Are you ready for #GivingTuesday?

Question: What is #GivingTuesday™? Answer: #GivingTuesday™ (#GT) is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Don’t know how much to give or how your contribution will help? Check…

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3 Easy Ways to Turn Online Shopping into Charity

With the holiday season upon us, many will soon head online for their shopping needs. So, why not help a good cause at the same time? Check out the top three (and free!) ways to online shop while supporting Maasai Girls Education Fund: 1. Amazon.com will donate 0.5% of the…

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MGEF Family Gathers in Kenya

October 29, 2013 The Maasai Girls Education Fund (MGEF) will continue to be the effective, committed, award-winning organization Barbara Shaw founded. With the unwavering support of MGEF’s dedicated team in the United States and Kenya, Board of Directors, and Barbara’s family, MGEF is in a strong position to carry out…

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MGEF Announces New Board Member

For Immediate Release October 28, 2013 Contact: Terese Lilly tlilly924@gmail.com (Washington, DC) The Maasai Girls Education Fund (MGEF) announces the addition of a new member to the organization’s Board of Directors. Tracey Pyles, M.D., joins the board and will help fulfill the mission of her mother Barbara Shaw who founded…

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Caroline Kashinin Graduates from Nursing School

We’re sending a hardy congratulations to Caroline Kashinin, who completed her Nursing degree at Kenya Methodist University in August 2013. Before graduating, Caroline also served as an MGEF Life Skills Workshop facilitator, a role that she holds today. We are thrilled for Caroline and confident that she will continue to…

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Nancy’s New Job

We could not be more thrilled for Nancy Moita Koin, an MGEF alum who recently landed a position at APHIAplus (AIDS, Population and Health Integrated Assistance). She serves as an HIV Counselor, putting to use her diploma in Community Health and certificate in HIV Counseling. To learn more about APHIAplus,…

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Guest Post by Mary Grace Henry

Reposted with permission from the author. Originally published on June 17, 2013 This is a picture of all the Maasai girls I support in Kenya, all 12 of them. They are not just photos on my wall that remind me what I work for everyday – now I have memories…

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