With your generous donations, we have been able to touch and protect the lives of many Maasai children, women and families in Amboseli, Kenya.
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Thank you. We couldn't have achieved this without you!
Over 1,000 galla goats have been donated...
... providing families and bomas (Maasai villages) with the means to combat poverty and hunger in a sustainable manner.

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Six bomas (Maasai villages) have been adopted...
... providing them with the cows and goats necessary to sustain and nourish them, and helping to pay school fees for village children.

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48 children have been sponsored into quality boarding schools...

... improving their prospects for the future and protecting the girls from FGM and early marriage.

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2 teacher houses have been built and $2,500 provided for school books...
... to the local village school, enabling the school to provide a better quality education for the children.

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A Safe House has been built...
... providing women and girls in peril with a safe harbor until the dangers they face have been mitigated and they can safely return to their homes.

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REAL LIVES. REAL IMPACT. REAL CHANGE.

Maasai child in Amboseli Kenya
Maasai in Amboseli Kenya
Maasai child in Amboseli Kenya
Maasai woman in Amboseli Kenya
Maasai in Amboseli Kenya

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead

Testimonials
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Sponsored student, Meikan Lesalaon“I promise to work hard and harder to become a role model in my community, because I believe what men can do, women can do even better. I pray that God will keep you and give you good health every day. Thank you so much and I wish and hope to see you one day.”

16 year old Meikan Lesaloan,
in a letter of thanks to the person who sponsors her education

 

Sponsored student, Jackson Sinyok“I thank Coins for Change as it has raised funds to enable me to go through high school level and am now in university. Am now reaching my life-time dreams because of your worthy and abundant help. […] Let me promise Coins for Change team that the seed they have sowed will grow soon and transform the society.”

Jackson Sinyok,
in a letter of thanks to Coins for Change for sponsoring his education and donating goats to his family

 

Chief Mary Kahingo“Thank you Ron, Kathy, Linda and the whole CFC Family for your continued support. Its through your efforts and commitment that this Maasai Amboseli women are getting peace of minds, food, clothing and security in this safe house. Sincerely, I am so much happy and grateful that my dream and that of Maasai women will one day be achieved fully.”

Chief Mary Kahingo,
in a letter of thanks to CfC Chairperson Ronald McIntire and CfC Founder and Chief Executive Director Kathy McIntire

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” - Dalai Lama

Much still remains to be done.
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We can’t do it without you. Please make a small donation today, and help make a real impact!
Sponsoring Children's Education
Being sponsored into a quality boarding school protects Maasai girls from forced FGM and early marriage and allows children to build a better future for themselves, their families, their communities, and for the future generations of Maasai children.

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Alleviating poverty
In 2009, Kenya had a severe drought that killed 90% of the Maasai’s livestock. 1,000 Galla goats have been donated to Maasai families and villages, but the tribe is spread out over a very large area and there are still many families in needs of Galla goats.

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Safe House
The Safe House provides women and girls in peril with a safe haven until the courts or Chiefs are able to alleviate the dangers they face. The construction of the Safe House has recently been finalized, and now needs beds and mattresses.

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Academy for Women’s and Girls’ Rights
The Academy for Women’s and Girls’ Rights will train Maasai women and girls as peer educators and change agents in the community, acquainting them with the Kenyan laws that ban early marriage and FGM, and teaching them accepted alternative non-FGM rite of passage ceremonies.

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Women’s Center
The Women’s Center will be a training center to learn new and necessary skills, allowing women to be more in control of their own destiny. The Center will have spaces for relevant craftwork, will teach women valuable new skills, and will offer a safe house, a medical clinic and a birthing center.

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