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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.

Mission:
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.
Results:
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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07/01/14
I have the pleasure of knowing the Founder of this organization and consider her amongst the most honest, passionate, compassionate and lovely persons I know. I have heard her speak so passionately about the organization, how it came to be, and the wonderful work they are doing. It is inspiring to... more »
06/21/14
I met the director, Samuel eadismo in 2005 on a safari with Sita in Kenya. He was in High School at the time and he ws our guide through his Samburu Village at Archer's Post. He asked me not to forget him, so I took his address and we began corresponding. He was desperate to continue his ... more »
11/11/13
I first came across Pastoralist Child Foundation this year when I learnt of the problems facing little girls in the Samburu regions of rural Kenya. I wanted to be able to help a girl child to be protected from the harms of female genital mutilation (FGM) and also to allow her to go to school. i ... more »
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