We provide secondary school bursaries to students of the area surrounding Kimana town situated near the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. In conjunction with the local community we develop a programme of continuing and sustainable support to improve educational entitlement for the Maasai children in this area.
The Maasai community in Kenya, benefit by children who have the ability but no means to pay for their education or training to progress beyond the entitlement the have to primary education only. By providing secondary education the Maachild students will be able to make a useful contribution to the wider understanding of the issues that their community may face in the coming years in response to development and globalisation. Not only will they be capable to offer an informed critical political voice, the Maachild students will also be competent to represent their community both locally or nationally and ; to contribute financially towards community or social benefits such as teachers, nurses etc.
We are a self contained charitable organisation working with our Maasai representatives. Our funds raised guarantee a full 4 year cycle of secondary education for selected students - only supporting when we know the funds are in place. We have strict criteria for the selection of students, working in partnership with our local Maasai team to ensure these are maintained.