Monthly Archives: April 2012

Maragima to Graceland Fundraiser: April 20 at the Hard Rock

As you may know, we have succeeded in raising money to send two girls from Maragima Primary School to Graceland Girls School in Kenya. These are girls who otherwise would not have been able to afford high school. Our girls began school on January 24th and are doing great! We could not be happier. Due to your generous contributions we have raised $7600. The tuition is $1500 per year for each girl so we still have a little ways to [...]

Graceland Girls Documentary Screening at the Bright Theatre, Paramount Center, Boston, MA

Join Us for the Boston Premier Screening of my Thesis Documentary Project: GRACELAND GIRLS Date/Time: April 30, 7 – 10 p.m. Location: Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, 599 Washington St., Boston, MA (next to entrance to Paramount Theatre) Details: Free and open to the public Q&A with filmmaker following the screening About the film: Educating adolescent girls has proven to be the cornerstone of Kenyan development, yet so many are denied equal access to education, social and economic equality [...]

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An Update on Our Latest Graceland Girls

Here’s an update on our Maragima — now new Graceland — girls!  They are thriving in their first year of high school at Graceland Girls School in Nyeri District, Kenya thanks to your generous donations.  In fact, here’s a picture of the girls (right and left) with another sponsored student (middle).  You might recognize them from some of my photographs from our trip to Kenya last summer. We’re thrilled to have made an impact in the lives of these young [...]