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"When we plant the trees, we plant the

seeds of peace and hope."

                                                 - Wangari Maathai

 

Welcome to Our School

 A Transformational Educational Model for Young Women

The curriculum design is conducted by women who are leaders in their respective fields. Dr. Heather Greenhalgh is an expert on curriculum development and girls education, and Lydia Njoki works with the Kenyan Ministry of Education.  The principal aim is to develop a culturally relevant and holistic education system that will transform the girls and their related communities. 

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Upcoming Events

Please stay tuned for our Event schedule which will include Fundraising opportunities, as well as educational workshops to engage our

our supporters about African Cultures and Traditions.  Your participation is vital in the success of the school, please take a moment to invite your friends, family and colleagues to join us!

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Dr. Mary Murimi, Meet the Founder

Dr. Murimi is Professor of Nutrition in the College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech University, president-elect for the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Associate Editor for the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, and Chancellor of Daystar University in Kenya Africa.

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Win a Trip to Africa!

With your generous donation, you'll be entered to win a trip to the project site and take a safari through the Maasai Mara, along with enjoying all the wonders that Africa has to offer! 

 

One entry per donor.  

 

Africa Education Statistics 

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23% of poor, rural girls complete their primary education in 
sub-Saharan Africa.

More than half of the countries with a gender disparity gap in primary education are in sub-Saharan Africa.

59 million of secondary school school age children are estimated to be out of school worldwide.  Of these, 33 million are in sub-Saharan Africa and 60 percent are girls. 

Twice as many girls as boys will never start school.

UNESCO Atlas of Gender Inequality in Education

 
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Partners

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