We know the droughts will continuing to increase – we cannot stop this with climate change on a rise. MCV has a successful model to provide a short-term and long-term solutions to provide clean water and food security to Maasai communities.
MCV provides emergency relief by trucking in water and filling water storage tanks to deliver life-saving support to keep Maasai community members alive and healthy during dangerous droughts. We also provide emergency food assistance to those suffering from hunger.
Currently, we have 2 villages (approx 5,000 people) in urgent need for emergency water and food relief. $8,000 USD will provide emergency food and water for these villages until the rainy season.
There is plenty of fresh groundwater however, it requires drilling and installing water distribution systems. To date, MCV has provided sustainable clean water solutions to 11,000+ Maasai people to provide long term solutions. But this is literally just a drop in the bucket for a population of 1.5 million Maasai people spread across East Africa. We have identified villages where Maasai women and children are forced to walk 10+ miles in search of contaminated water for their survival.
Once our water projects are completed, we support communities to grow scale gardens to provide food for the community. We also install water troughs for livestock to have adequate water during droughts.
Currently, we have 5 villages (approx 15,000 people) on our waiting list in urgent need for permanent clean water solutions. The cost to drill each water well ranges from $30,000 – $60,000 USD based on the depth of the well and remote location. If you are interested in drilling a well, please contact us for specific questions.
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