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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

Gift: Livestock

For the Maasai, cattle are everything! Cattle provide almost everything they need for survival: food, milk, materials, wealth, status, and they are used in every cultural ceremony. This holiday season the Maasai women have requested to own their own milking cows and goats in order to become economically empowered and help their families. [...]

By |2019-05-27T03:12:41+00:00December 20th, 2017|Clean Water, Health|0 Comments

Maasai Tour in San Diego

MCV is honored to host a Maasai Tour in San Diego. Ole Sankale is MCV's Maasai cultural ambassador, musician, performer, and engaging lecturer. Sankale hosted a Maasai radio show in Kenya for 5 years. He was a media specialist for the 2017 Kenya election encouraging the Maasai to vote. Sankale is a highly [...]

By |2019-05-27T03:13:01+00:00October 29th, 2017|Education, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oldule Water Project Success

MCV Clean Water Success Report Read below to learn about what comes next for MCV water programs! MCV thanks all our donors and volunteers for making clean water possible for the Oldule village, a traditional Maasai community in Amboseli, Kenya. On July 7, 2017, MCV successfully [...]

By |2018-09-15T16:01:56+00:00September 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Irkaswaa Village Water Program

Water Crisis in Amboseli, Kenya The Maasai in Amboseli, Kenya are facing severe challenges due to lack of clean water. MCV has received reports of Maasai children dying due to water-borne diseases in this area.  Due to climate change and other factors, the droughts are increasing and it is severely affecting the [...]

By |2019-05-27T03:13:32+00:00September 8th, 2017|Clean Water, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oldule Village Water Program

Water Crisis in Amboseli, Kenya The Maasai in Amboseli, Kenya are facing many challenges due to lack of clean water. Kenya's president declared this year's drought in 2017 a national disaster. Due to climate change and other factors, the droughts are increasing and it is severely affecting the Maasai community, and the [...]

By |2019-05-27T03:29:48+00:00June 7th, 2017|Clean Water|0 Comments

Emergency Drought Relief

Kenya is facing one of the most severe droughts in decades. Kenya's president has declared this year's drought, which has affected as much as half the country, a national disaster. My Chosen Vessels (MCV) returned from Kenya in March 2017 to assist the Maasai during this horrific drought. Currently, MCV has adopted 3 [...]

By |2019-05-27T03:08:04+00:00June 7th, 2017|Clean Water|0 Comments