Our foundation goes back to the commitment of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.. Jörg Baetge, who, during a visiting professorship at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, became aware of the frequent absenteeism of school children of semi-nomadic Maasaiin Kenya during a visit to the Maasai Mara in 2011.
With the help of the Lions Club of Munster Landois (LCML), he has worked for over a decade to ensure that the already existing Ilkeek Aare Primary School (IAPS) was expanded into a boarding school. Boarding and care at the boarding school allows Maasai children to attend school year-round and thus have access to education, even while their parents are searching for pastures for their herds .
Over the course of 10 years of IAPS project work, a steadily sThe Lions Club was only able to cover this need to a limited extent. This circumstance and the The focus on the expansion and continuous support of the school have prompted us to establish the “Jörg Baetge Stiftung.Home4Education” (H4E).
The foundation’s volunteers and the Lions Club Münster Landois, as one of the main donors, are now working together to expand and further develop the school.