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|0 Comments

Corona Lion COVID Campaign: Masks & Music

COVID-19 spares no culture but is extremely hard on underserved populations. It is like the African lion, waiting for the next opportunity. The Maasai are already fighting to preserve their ancient culture, but with the introduction of COVID-19, they must now battle the rapid spread of this deadly virus. The actions we take [...]

By |2020-10-26T16:59:16+00:00October 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 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|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
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