The MEF 2020 Giving Tuesday Matching Fundraiser exceeded expectations thanks to you! Including donations through the PayPal Giving Fund, checks received, pledges and matching funds, we raised $45,284.22, just shy of our $48,000 goal! Thank you to all our generous donors! With the funds you donated, we have started construction of our 1st dormitory for … More Thank you to all that contributed to MEF’s 2020 Giving Tuesday Successful Fundraiser!!!!!
The Maasai Education Foundation’s annual MEF #GivingTuesday Matching Fundraiser starts at 8am Tuesday and runs from Dec. 1-13, 2020 This is MEF’s biggest fundraiser of the year and Facebook will be matching donations for a few seconds starting at 8:00 AM EST. Other MEF supporters will be matching the first $10,000 in donations not matched by Facebook. … More MEF #GivingTuesday Matching Fundraiser is 3 Days Away
MEF’s 1st matching fund drive was successful and greatly exceeded our expectations! A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL OUR GENEROUS DONORS!!!!! Our goal was to raise $31,000 with $10,000 for child sponsorships and $21,000 to start construction of the Engaruka English Medium Primary School’s first dormitory. We received a total of $15,935 in donations and … More MEF Matching Summer Fundraiser a HUGE Success – THANK YOU!
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Thank you to everyone that supported our #GivingTuesday Fund Drive!!!!!! We raised a total of $23,458 through Facebook for school scholarships and construction and we may receive some additional matching funds from Facebook. We will not know about the matching funds for two or three weeks. We still need to raise about $13,752 to meet our scholarship … More 2019 Facebook #GivingTuesday Fundraiser Results
HUGE THANK YOU TO THE CRANE FAMILY OF COLUMBUS, OHIO THAT DONATED $20,000 TO COMPLETE THE PHASE II CLASSROOM/LIBRARY AND RESTROOM BUILDINGS!!!!!!!!!!!! The Crane Family donation will fund the roofs and ceilings for the classroom/library building as well a finishing the floors and walls and electrical and plumbing systems. Pictures of windows and doors just … More Thank You Crane Family!
My apologies for the lack of updates since Martha and Maria visited in August but a lot has happened. First our new dining hall/kitchen/laundry is under roof and being used for meetings. We can’t use it completely until we raise $12,000 more to equip the kitchen, plaster walls, purchase and install doors and windows, and … More EEMPS Updates
Our 1st fundraiser was held Wednesday, April 25 in the home of a supporter, who also sponsored the event catering. We were not sure what to expect since we had never held a fundraiser before. We had posters and a video about our work and our parther Service without Borders also had a poster. We … More 1st MEF Fundraiser a Success
Virginia Tech Service without Borders students talked about their work at the Engaruka English Medium Primary School on the local news last night. They gave an overview of what they did last summer (helped construct 1st classroom building) and what they plan to do this summer (photovoltaic system for dining hall and teach English). Link to … More Service without Borders students talk about work at Engaruka English Medium Primary School
Classes started at the EEMPS on February 12, 2018. Our first pre-school class has 48 students – 25 girls and 23 boys. The girls are all boarding at the school and the boys live with their families or relatives near the school. Eight children were from families with sufficient funds to pay their school fees. … More Classes start at Engaruka English Medium Primary School