The Maasai Defend Traditional Knowledge & Land Rights at the United Nations

MCV was honored to once again participate in the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Rights, April 22 - May 3rd, 2019 at the United Nations headquarters in New York. It was empowering to unite with over a thousand indigenous leaders, organizations, and member states to strengthen Indigenous people’s collective rights. Indigenous peoples [...]

By |2019-05-27T07:18:18+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Culture, Uncategorized, United Nations|0 Comments

MCV Thanks Our Partners

MCV thanks our donors, partners & corporate sponsors! Special thanks to the following companies and organizations who have contributed to make MCV humanitarian work possible: MCV thanks Rotary for their continued generous support to provide clean water and sanitation to the Maasai people in Kenya through various clubs. Visit [...]

By |2019-02-03T15:20:57+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Conservation and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples : UN Expert Meeting

MCV attended an international expert group meeting on “Conservation and the rights of indigenous peoples” in January 2019 at the UN Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. As guardians of the land, indigenous people play a crucial role in conservation; however, their custodianship of the environment and their rights to their land and natural resources [...]

By |2019-05-27T07:10:56+00:00January 30th, 2019|Uncategorized, 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

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