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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

MCV Advocates for Protection for the Maasai Ancestral Land

MCV Joins the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues  My Chosen Vessels (MCV) was honored to participate in the United Nations (UN) Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues from April 24th to May 5th, 2017 at the UN Headquarters in New York City. More than 1,000 indigenous peoples’ representatives participated in the session. [...]

By |2019-05-27T06:56:53+00:00April 24th, 2017|Culture, United Nations|0 Comments