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Phone: (973) 980-7860
51 Clark Street
Glen Ridge
New Jersey 07028

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Target demographics: eradicate harmful tribal practices that prohibit girls from attending schools

Direct beneficiaries per year: 6 girl students receive full annual educational scholarships to attend primary and secondary schools!

Geographic areas served: Samburu and Maasai Mara, Kenya

Programs: sponsoring girls' education at the primary and secondary levels; mobilization and sensitization workshops for all community members to help them understand the importance of girls' education, HIV/AIDS prevention, child rights and other critical issues that prevent them from achieving their highest potentials.

Pastoralist Child Foundation works to eradicate FGM (female genital mutilation) and forced early marriages of girls in Samburu and Maasai Mara, Kenya. We sponsor girls' education at the primary and secondary levels, as well as provide educational workshops for all members of the community.
Pastoralist Child Foundation was founded in 2012. To date, the charity has sponsored 6 girls to attend private boarding schools in Samburu and Maasai Mara. Pastoralist Child Foundation visited primary girls' schools in Samburu to educate about FGM, forced early marriage, teen pregnancy and HIV/AIDS. Pastoralist Child Foundation also partners with other local nonprofits/NGOs to provide educational workshops for members of the local communities, raising awareness about FGM, forced early marriage, teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, the female reproductive system and avoiding gender-based violence against girls and women.

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Fabulous organization! It's amazing that in 2014 practices such as FGM are happening. I commend this organization for taking a stand and supporting these young girls so they can have a chance to a more fulfilling life... more »
I’ve known Sayydah Garret both personally for over 15 years and now, as Samburu cultural adviser for her organization, the Pastoralist Child Foundation (PCF). It is my honor to unreservedly support the PCF mission dedicated to eradicating the insidious harmful traditional practice of female ... more »
The Founder, Sayydah Garrett is a dear friend that I’ve had the pleasure of knowing for many years. She has been a business advisor to me and we’ve always shared a passion for empowering women. Her business acumen, leadership, honesty and compassion for others has created positive change in the ... more »
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