Maasai Tribe Fundraiser

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Ujima Radio was visited recently by an incredibly inspiring young man from Kenya, Jonathan from the Maasai Tribe which is currently touring the UK for his charity, MAYOO (Maasai Youth Outreach Organisation), which he founded 6 years ago. 

The charity dedicates itself to providing shelter & access to education for girls fleeing FGM & abusive marriages. MAYOO also provides health education workshops covering topics such as contraception, HIV/AIDS, they also work on providing access to water which is a big problem and includes education on preventing waterborne diseases.

He says his village, with a population of 20, 000 Maasai has no electricity.

Currently the safe house hosts 150 girls aged 5-13 years old. 50 of whom are currently attending secondary school. 

Jonathan was orphaned at 5 years old and an American family sponsored his entire education from 5 years old right through to university graduation at the age of 18.  Now he wants to return the favour of kindness to the community.

Now it is our turn to help, Ujima Radio and Jonathan are asking you if you can please donate to this amazing charity, its so simple,just send whatever you can afford via PayPal to: maasaiyouth@yahoo.com

Please add a note saying you heard about MAYOO from Ujima Radio.

If you are interested in sponsoring a girl for a year please send an email to: maasaiyouth@yahoo.com, to schedule an appointment to discuss the responsibilities of sponsorship.  

Thank you so much for your help and support!

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