Founded in 2009, My Chosen Vessels (MCV) is a 501(c)(3) Organization in the USA & a registered NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) in Kenya. Our mission is to empower Maasai people through our water, education and culture conservation initiatives. We believe every Maasai person should have access to clean water & education for their ancient culture to survive. Our programs are led by a Maasai Chiefs Council which consists of 15 traditional Maasai chiefs spanning Kenya and Tanzania.
MCV is granted Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. MCV develops its programs to align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. We participate in the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) to advocate for Maasai human rights, including their right to clean water access and education.
MCV is a registered 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Not-For-Profit in the USA. Our Tax-Exempt #45-3072199. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
MCV is a registered NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) in Kenya to conduct business professionally and transparently between the USA and Kenya.
MCV clean water & education programs are developed to assist the Maasai people in protecting their heritage. Our programs are led by 15 traditional Kenyan and Tanzanian Maasai cultural chiefs, and is supported by Maasai staff and volunteers. Our programs are community-driven and managed by the Maasai leaders.
Meet Our Team
President, MCV USA & Kenya
Chief Ole Sontika Melok
Namoindi Tumeki Leposo
Maasai Culture Committee Chair
Noah Mokoi Murero
John Mosoito Mokoi
Education Committee Chair
Education Committee Member
Maasai Culture Committee Member
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