About Jessica Censotti

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Jessica Censotti has created 17 blog entries.

The Maasai Defend Traditional Knowledge & Land Rights at the United Nations

MCV was honored to once again participate in the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Rights, April 22 - May 3rd, 2019 at the United Nations headquarters in New York. It was empowering to unite with over a thousand indigenous leaders, organizations, and member states to strengthen Indigenous people’s collective rights. Indigenous peoples [...]

By |2019-05-27T07:18:18+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Culture, Uncategorized, United Nations|0 Comments

MCV Thanks Our Partners

MCV thanks our donors, partners & corporate sponsors! Special thanks to the following companies and organizations who have contributed to make MCV humanitarian work possible: MCV thanks Rotary for their continued generous support to provide clean water and sanitation to the Maasai people in Kenya through various clubs. Visit [...]

By |2019-02-03T15:20:57+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Conservation and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples : UN Expert Meeting

MCV attended an international expert group meeting on “Conservation and the rights of indigenous peoples” in January 2019 at the UN Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. As guardians of the land, indigenous people play a crucial role in conservation; however, their custodianship of the environment and their rights to their land and natural resources [...]

By |2019-05-27T07:10:56+00:00January 30th, 2019|Uncategorized, United Nations|0 Comments

2018 Accomplishments

MCV Wishes You A Peaceful Holiday Season! At this joyous time of year, MCV extends our gratitude as we celebrate our accomplishments! We thank you for your generosity in saving lives and joining MCV to uplift Maasai communities. Thanks to you, MCV has made a tremendous impact in 2018. As we conclude 2018, MCV [...]

By |2018-12-23T20:06:33+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Clean Water|0 Comments

Emergency Drought Relief

My Chosen Vessels (MCV) is committed to providing clean water to Maasai families suffering from prolonged droughts and water stressed areas. Since 2012 MCV has been assisting Maasai communities with the water crisis by providing borewells, water distribution systems, emergency drought relief, water filters, and food security. MCV implements all of our programs [...]

By |2018-11-01T16:32:31+00:00October 29th, 2018|Clean Water|0 Comments

Love Story Becomes Widespread Anti – FGM Campaign

Parsanka's family proudly supports Melinda Gates' Campaign #VowForGirls with a family photograph showing their ring finger vowing to eliminate FGM & child marriages. ‘My decision not to marry a cut girl saved my wife from the cut,’ Revealed Parsanka Sayianka, MCV Program Coordinator on Indigenous Rights. Parsanka Sayianka was born in Elangatta Olkaputiei, [...]

By |2019-05-27T03:11:16+00:00October 11th, 2018|Education, Health|0 Comments

MCV’s Maasai Annual 2018 Conference Report

MCV’s Maasai 2018 Annual Conference Report Shaping the Future of the Maasai: Challenges, Opportunities, and Aspirations My Chosen Vessels hosted a Maasai Conference, Shaping the Future of the Maasai: Challenges, Opportunities, and Aspirations, at Sentrim Lodge in Amboseli, Kenya on March 15, 2018. This full-day event convened Maasai cultural leaders, Non-Governmental [...]

By |2019-05-27T03:38:34+00:00March 15th, 2018|Culture, Education, United Nations|0 Comments

School Campaign

Small change creates a big impact! MCV’s Change for Water Campaign allows students to participate in a coin drive to raise funds towards providing clean water for Maasai communities in East Africa. By participating in this coin drive, students will have the opportunity to make a global change. Currently, women and girls are [...]

By |2019-05-27T03:12:24+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Clean Water, Education, Uncategorized|0 Comments