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PO Box 1119
Maine 04243

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Geographic areas served: Dadaab, Kenya and South-Central Maine

Matawi supports education, civic engagement, and leadership development in the global refugee community. Through a range of programs and initiatives, we seek to responsively identify and nurture strengths, skills, and potential for growth across the diaspora. With an awareness that refugee needs and contexts are in constant flux, we currently emphasize facilitation of access to higher education for young women; the gathering and sharing of life-stories; and cultural brokering between resettling populations and local community agencies.

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This organization is an absolute inspiration- from the mission it carries out to the heartfelt love and energy its founders put into their cause. I support Matawi because I too believe everyone deserves an education. It's been a pleasure watching it bloom and cultivate over the years... more »
I lived in a refugee camp in Kenya , I met matawi group by then called female schollership .By then i was seeking for schollership hence applied for it and many of my friends did the same.Fortunately i got a scholership in canada but friends who got interviewed did not make due to lack of ... more »
I have expreinced a lot with Matawi Organisations. They tried to get me scholarship in the US but futile because of luck of enough funds. I was a refugee girl. I beleive this organisation will help girls from the refugee camps if given the funds... more »
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