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2014 Amazing Maasai Marathon to Benefit the Amazing Maasai Girls Project
Non-profit provides scholarships to academically gifted girls from Maasai tribes
The Amazing Maasai Marathon is the primary fundraising event for the Project, a US-registered 501 (c) (3) organization that was founded in 2010. The organization’
As of August 2013, $100,000 has been raised through the Amazing Maasai Marathon for the Amazing Maasai Girls Project. The donations provided four-year secondary school scholarships to 38 girls living in the locale of the race - Kimanjo Town in Laikipia, Kenya. It costs $400 per year per student for four years to provide this education.
Marathon Tours & Travel offers a six-night travel package to the Amazing Maasai Marathon and Half Marathon that includes a variety of game viewing and a visit to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy and its Chimpanzee Sanctuary. Race participants will also be able to meet Maasai runners and the girls who are benefiting from the Project.
For more information on the Amazing Maasai Marathon and Half Marathon, the Amazing Maasai Girls Project or Marathon Tours & Travel’s packages to the event, respectively, please visit http://amazingmaasaimarathon.com/
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