When you choose to share your resources with "MaraGirls" it will not disappear into a "black hole". Each contribution is for a specific purpose in a specific year. Your name will appear on the annual sponsor sheet next to the listed needs for that year Click here to take a peek at our annual Sponsor Sheets. The needs vary from year- to-year and all historical support will be posted as well.
During "MaraGirls" start-up phase 2016-2020 there's an opportunity to join the project as a Founding Member. The contribution is part of the build-up of the school's entire infrastructure, operations, leadership curricula and a future endowment fund. Interested? Call us!
The Founding Members: Families Nordtug Norway, Lanner, Lundström & Sällström Sweden, Melbye Architects Norway, Strømme Foundation with partners Skagerak Energi & Agder Energi and Basecamp Foundation Kenya.
"MaraGirls" operates on a stipend model with an average cost per student matching the school's annual operational budget @:
2017 16 students @ $3,000/student
2018 32 students @ $2,300/student 2019 48 students @ $1,750/student
Parents contribution is variable @ 5-10%.
You can sponsor a student individually or as a group of friends, as an organization or through your company The commitment is always over 3 years - the time a student spends at "MaraGirls"
You're welcome on day-visits at "MaraGirls" at any time - meet the students & teachers and plant trees together. It's also possible to volounteer and teach leadership modules or other subjects or join as an active mentor to one of the students.