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Meet Kakenya
After graduating from college in the U.S., Kakenya Ntaiya returned to her Kenyan village and opened its first primary school for girls. Video Video | Photos | Tribute Video
The story behind the Hero
According to the Kenyan government, only 11% of Maasai girls in Kenya finish primary school. Many don't have the chance to fulfill their dreams. Full story
Get involved
Want to get involved? Check out the Kakenya's Dream website and see how to help. Get involved | Support the cause
Achieving goals in Kenya
Kakenya Ntaiya is making sure girls in her Kenyan village can pursue their dreams. Video Video