Welcome, Team Jiaoke - Shanghai United International School!
We invite you to register you and your child(ren) for our 5KM Fun Run on Saturday, October 16th. This run is being held in support of girls' education in Kenya through the Amazing Maasai Girls Project (AMGP). Our team will be part of the wider annual Global Run, with runners and walkers participating everywhere from Paris to Dallas.
Meeting time: 9:00
Meeting place: Minhang sports park Gate 1. Xinzhen Road, Minhang, SHANGHAI
Contact Person: Chéri, tel. +86 132-6290-6508
The Amazing Maasai Girls Project (AMGP) is a US-based, volunteer-run nonprofit working to provide full-board high school scholarships to bright, hardworking young ladies from Maasai communities in rural Kenya. The girls sponsored by the AMGP would otherwise have no means to attend high school, since it is not mandatory in Kenya and school fees are prohibitively expensive for most Maasai families. If a family can afford school fees, their son(s) will attend school over their daughters, typically leaving girls to face early marriage and motherhood - a life at home, tending to animals and children, perpetuating the cycle of poverty.
For Year 8 of the Global Run, the AMGP is aiming to run a combined global total of 1,000 miles (1,600km) all in the name of girls' education. Donations are optional, but every mile counts in showing the world that girls deserve to learn too!
Be sure to wear RED, a favourite colour of the Maasai!
Registrations with a US$40+ donation will receive an Amazing Maasai Running Club t-shirt, specially designed for our amazing global team of runners and walkers.
You'll be prompted to pledge your mile (3.1 miles each person for our fun run) and t-shirt preferences toward the end of the registration process.