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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

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

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