“Salvation for a race, nation, or class must come from within. Freedom is never granted; it is won. Justice is never given; it is exacted. Freedom and justice must be struggled for by the oppressed of all lands and races, and the struggle must be continuous."

–A. Philip Randolph

Media & Press

MCI Girls to Girls in the Beachcomber

The work of MCI's Girls to Girls gets some coverage in the Vashon Maury Island Beachcomber.

Sekeyian Wins National Youth Council Election

MCI's president, Sekeyian Yiaile, was one of 16 candidates chosen to sit on Kenya's National Youth Council (NYC), a nationally elected group that will lead efforts to improve life for young Kenyans.

2012 End of Year Report

2012 was a great year for MCI. We added a 7th grade class. Students excelled in competitions for academics, sports and the arts. Teachers learned how to teach hands-on science, and our garden produced food for our students. Read more in the 2012 end-of-year report. 

Mara Hills Academy Earns District's #1 Spot on National Exams

In just three months, the students at Mara Hills Academy have gone from fifth place to first place out of 38 schools the Narok District for national exam scores. 

Student Writing

These essays, by four students from Mara Hills Academy, explain the history of the school.

MCI Makes the Front Page!

MCI's unique non-profit business model is highlighted in December 2, 2011 issue of the Puget Sound Business Journal.

Sekeyian Yiaile's Story

Her own ordeal as a 13-year-old girl who refused to be married to a much older man, led Sekeyian Yiaile to establish schools for Maasai girls. Read her story in the Puget Sound Business Journal.

A Visit to the Puget Sound Region

In the Vashon Maury Island Beachcomber, editor Leslie Brown reports on Sekeyian's Yiaile's warm reception in the Puget Sound region during her recent visit.