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COVID-19 Impacts on Maasai Mothers & The Rites of Passage Ceremonies

The Maasai Rites of Passage Ceremonies spans geography and time. These highly celebrated ceremonies with unique traditions that last approximately 20 years are greatly honored in the life of a Maasai. It prepares the Maasai warriors (morans) to become men and it teaches them to engage in the decision-making processes in the community [...]

By |2020-09-23T09:58:17+00:00September 20th, 2020|Clean Water, Education, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Maasai Tippy Taps

"The Coronavirus is like a lion, you never know when or where it will come, but we know it is out there and it's deadly. Now we must act quickly to protect the Maasai people by educating our communities about the importance of hand-washing and best hygiene practices as our first act of defense. [...]

By |2020-04-17T10:30:15+00:00April 17th, 2020|Clean Water, Education, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clean Water For The Maasai, Wildlife & Museum

Save Lives & Safeguard Maasai Culture MCV recently opened the Maasai Heritage Museum in the elephant migration corridor on the outskirts of Amboseli National Park in Kenya. The Museum is an important center for serving the Maasai people. Surrounding the museum is an elementary school, health clinic and 9 traditional Maasai villages. [...]

By |2020-06-25T16:48:11+00:00November 11th, 2019|Clean Water, Education, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Maasai Medicinal Garden

Maasai Medicinal Garden We are excited to introduce our new initiative; a Maasai Medicinal Garden at the Maasai Heritage Museum. We have already broken ground preparing 1 acre of land for planting and our team is busy collecting the most important plants and trees. The Maasai have over 50 medicinal plants species [...]

By |2019-11-10T22:29:24+00:00November 10th, 2019|Clean Water, Education, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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