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Global Water Crisis Facts

MCV is committed to bringing clean water to the Maasai in East Africa. Maasailand is experiencing critical levels of water stress which represents a major challenge to Maasai’s path to economic empowerment, healthcare, education, gender equality, improved livelihoods, and cultural preservation. Access to safe, affordable, and reliable drinking water and sanitation services are [...]

By |2022-06-11T18:09:00+00:00June 11th, 2022|Clean Water, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Global Water Crisis Facts

A Night in Kenya Holiday Reception with Kenya Delegation in San Diego

Thank you for joining My Chosen Vessels (MCV) for our Night in Kenya Holiday Reception! What an honor for MCV to welcome the Kenyan delegation and the San Diego community to the beautiful Macrae family residence on December 8, 2021, with a cultural program of Maasai indigenous art, music, fashion and authentic East [...]

By |2021-12-16T18:11:05+00:00December 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Night in Kenya Holiday Reception with Kenya Delegation in San Diego

Corona Lion Song spreads awareness & hope to Maasai facing COVID-19

Maasai-Led Actions are Critical to Protecting the Maasai COVID-19 spares no culture. The Maasai face other life challenging factors such as chronic poverty, inadequate health care, illiteracy and a lack of running water in addition to the pandemic. Maasai-led Covid 19 education and music are key to protect them from the pandemic. [...]

By |2022-03-26T22:27:33+00:00July 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Corona Lion Song spreads awareness & hope to Maasai facing COVID-19

Global Water Crisis Facts

For World Water Day 2021, we’ve compiled a list of water facts. We urge you to reflect on these facts with us as we affirm our commitment to doing our part to end the world water crisis for the Maasai people. Access to safe, affordable, and reliable drinking water and sanitation services are [...]

By |2021-03-22T17:27:44+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Clean Water, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Global Water Crisis Facts

Can A Plant Be A Cure For COVID-19? Artemisia Annua

Artemisia Annua Currently, there are no effective pharmaceuticals that work against COVID-19. In efforts to defend themselves against the pandemic, the Maasai are boosting immune systems by returning to traditional medicine and relying on their indigenous knowledge.  Plants remain important not only for food but also for medicinal practice. At the Maasai Heritage [...]

By |2020-10-26T16:56:29+00:00October 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can A Plant Be A Cure For COVID-19? Artemisia Annua

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

Maasai Heritage Museum Celebrates 1-Year

On September 11, 2020, MCV celebrated the Maasai Heritage Museum's 1-year anniversary! One year ago, MCV achieved what seemed impossible: we opened the first and only community-led Maasai Heritage Museum in Amboseli, Kenya. This historic milestone is only possible thanks to the countless generous people who have joined hands with us to [...]

By |2020-10-26T09:43:48+00:00September 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Maasai Heritage Museum Celebrates 1-Year

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|Comments Off on Maasai Tippy Taps

Community Sanitation Stations

We are improving sanitation for the Maasai people & saving lives! For over a decade MCV has provided clean water, sanitation facilities and hygiene training for the Maasai communities in Kenya. The water and sanitation crisis in Maasailand remains critical and MCV is committed to ensuring every Maasai family has access to [...]

By |2020-04-13T13:26:45+00:00April 8th, 2020|Clean Water, Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Community Sanitation Stations

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|Comments Off on Clean Water For The Maasai, Wildlife & Museum

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