The Integrated Healthcare Project (ICHP)
The Integrated Community Healthcare Project (ICHP) team held six medical camps this month in Enooronkon, Ntipilkuani, Oltepesi, Kileleoni, Ropile, and Rekero. We are excited to have held these medical camps. The team of six Community Health Mobilisers (CHMs) is also reaching out to community members with health education as well as coordinating backpack and referral activities.
Anti FGM Board visit
Our Child counselor, Isaac Tobiko, visited our partner, the Anti FGM Board-Kenya, to strategize on how best to deliver the Anti-FGM campaigns during these challenging times of the pandemic. Following changes in the school calendar, they also discussed the best way to reach all children. The Maa Trust is grateful for the Information Education and Communication (IEC) materials donated by the Anti-FGM Board during the visit.
The Greatest Maasai Mara Photography
We are very grateful to our donors and well-wishers; we feel honored by your continued support. We highly appreciate the people below for supporting The Maa Trust with their entries to The Greatest Maasai Mara photo competition. Fahm Bekele, Horsten Hanewald, Farhan Abdulrehman, Phil Fowler-Jones, Benoît Bussard, Jackie Downey, Andy Campbell, Trai Anfield, Thorsten Hanewald, Michael Mills, Artur Stankiewicz, Pranav Chadha, Helen Coleman, and Philippe Henry de Frahan.
The Integrated Community Healthcare Project (ICHP)
The #ICHP (Integrated Community Healthcare Project) was launched in 2019. The Maa Trust launched the ICHP in October 2019 as a project to address population, health, and environmental issues in the Maasai Mara Ecosystem. #tbt Since the project started, we have provided quality healthcare services to approximately 14, 291 community members in Maasai Mara.
The Maa Trust Staff Plants Trees
The delicate balance of the Mara ecosystem is threatened by deforestation, population growth, land conversion to agriculture, livestock overgrazing, and the introduction of non-native plant species. TMT is launching a project to restore an area of Savannah through the planting of indigenous species to revive a portion of this thriving ecosystem. On Tuesday, TMT employees launched the initiative by planting trees around their office Every staff member was given the opportunity to plant a…
The Maa Trust Launches Healthy Nutrition & Kitchen Gardens Project in Maasai Mara
The Maa Trust has launched Healthy Nutrition & Kitchen Gardens Project in Maasai Mara. Pastoralism is the main source of income and live-hood for most of the Maasai Mara communities. Families in these communities are therefore forced to purchase all agricultural products for consumption. With their way of life, lack of nutrition information, and high poverty levels, these communities are highly affected by malnutrition.
The Maa Trust Conducts Street Business School (SBS) Mid-Coaching Visits
For the past four months The Maa Trust has been training 26 community members in Aitong village, Maasai Mara on The Street Business School (SBS) entrepreneurship Programme. 43 community members registered for the training in January but only 26 have continued with the training. The training aims to eradicate poverty by igniting entrepreneurial potential.
The Greatest Maasai Mara Photo Competition
We are very grateful to our donors and well-wishers; we feel honored by your continued support. Thank you, Andy Campbell, Laura Dyer, Phil Fowler-Jones, Thorsten Hanewald, Jackie Downey, Trai Anfield, Shameer Patel, Barbara Jensen Vorster, and Carl Naurori for supporting The Maa Trust with your entries to The Greatest Maasai Mara photo competition.
Youth and Adolescents Training on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
On Monday, 22nd March, The Maa Trust Trained youths and adolescents from Talek, Mpuai, Indoinyio, and Irbaan communities on FGM. The training was aimed at equipping the youth with knowledge on their role in the eradication of Female Genital mutilation (FGM) and other child rights violations.
Women Capacity Building Workshop
Over the last week, The Maa Trust has been conducting capacity-building workshops for the Maa Beadwork artisans. This training is facilitated by the funds donated by the I&M Bank Ltd Foundation for the capacity building of 579 Maa Beadwork women. The training included nutrition and adult numeracy and literacy.
About Our Partner-Tusk Trust
For thirty years, Tusk Trust has supported forward-thinking and successful conservation intervention in Africa. From the plains of the Serengeti to the rainforests of the Congo Basin, they are working towards a future in which people and wildlife can both thrive across the African continent.
Koiyaki Guiding School Visits The Maa Trust
Today, students from Koiyaki Guiding School and their two lecturers visited The Maa Trust Headquarters for an educational tour. The tour guide students were interested to learn about what the Trust is doing for wildlife conservation in the Mara. The Maa Trust team was happy to present all of our different projects to them and explain how they benefit both the local community and conservation.
Tumate Soit, The Maa Trust’s Head Quarter (HQ) Cook
Tumate Soit is The Maa Trust’s valued cook. He joined the Trust six years ago, in 2015. As well as keeping all staff well fed and watered, Soit looks after any guests visiting our HQ.
FGM Zero Tolerance Day 2021: No Time for Global Inaction: Unite, Fund, and Act to End FGM
Today, Saturday 6th February 2021 is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Zero Tolerance Day. This year’s theme is, ‘No Time for Global Inaction: Unite, Fund, and Act to End FGM.’ Co-inciding with this awareness-raising day, The Maa Trust is conducting a FGM Community Ambassadors training workshop. 24 anti-FGM ambassadors are receiving training on the vices of the FGM and how they can support their communities to end FGM.
Street Business School (SBS) Training 2nd Cohort (Aitong) Registered
In January, The Maa Trust began advertising and enrolling for the Street Business School (SBS) entrepreneurship training which will begin on 8th February at Aitong Discovery Center. The final registration for this training took place on Monday at Aitong. 43 community members from Aitong registered for the free training course which will take six months to complete and graduate from.