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Community & Conservation in Maasai Mara (24)

This is an umbrella organisation that brings together conservancies in the Greater Maasai Mara Ecosystem.
Maasai Mara Conservancy consists of approximately 30,000 hectares, effectively increasing the size of the Maasai Mara National Reserve by 21%.
Naboisho Conservancy is located immediately north of Maasai Mara National Reserve. Naboisho is Maa language for coming together.
The expansive Olare Motorogi Conservancy (33,000 acres) borders the Maasai Mara National Reserve to the North.
Olderikesi is located in one of the remoter regions of the Mara, there has been little tourism in the area and little awareness of wildlife’s` true economic potential, and hence there has been more investment by the Maasai in other land uses such as maize and cattle; land uses that are not compatible with wildlife.
This exclusive wildlife conservancy is one of the most beautiful wilderness areas in the Serengeti-Mara eco-system.
The conservancy at Siana is a new development that is still very much in its infancy. The proposed conservation area is located on Siana Group Ranch an area that has many existing tourism developments. This conservancy is a fully formed wildlife conservancy but with little revenue as all the tourism from the lodges diverts straight into the Mara Reserve; there is little management and no agreement as to how the ranch leadership can share revenue fairly with all the members of Siana Group Ranch.
The Maasai people, History and their Culture. Where did they come from?
Cheetah conservation in the Maasai Mara (Masai Mara) has been helped by The Kenya Wildlife Trust that is supporting their efforts in the Maasai Mara.
The Mara Hyena Project in the Maasai Mara (Masai Mara) has been conducting comprehensive research on spotted hyenas since 1988.
Corinne Kendall is a PhD student in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University and an affiliate of the National Museums of Kenya.
Research where wildebeest from the Loita herds move into the Maasai Mara (Masai Mara).
The Koiyaki Guiding School is a facility funded by the tourism through Koiyaki Wilderness Camp and donors, local Maasai communities.
ThThe Kenya Wildlife Trust works with the best safari operators in Kenya, raising funds through tourism which are then applied to conservation projects.
At African Impact, we see ourselves as the on-the-ground AFRICAN SPECIALISTS in volunteering. We were founded over 5 years ago.
The constant search for firewood to use as cooking fuel is a permanent problem for women in traditional Masai communities.
Africa Mission Mervices visited the maasai community and realised what they want is schools,clinics,and water.
You will get a chance to experience the Maasai way of life. The Maasai eagerly welcome guests into their homes to show their lifestyle and culture.
Basecamp Educational Scholarship Project, which is working to contribute to the development of education for the Maasai community of the Masaai Mara.
Our name, ElephantVoices, has a double meaning - to share what we know about elephants with you and to act as a voice for elephants.
Governors’ Camp recently hosted a free eye clinic for the Maasai Community in conjunction with the Kwale Eye Centre and AMREF.
In Maasai land Medical, education and assistance is one of the greatest needs to the Maasai community
The Maasai Brand project was initiated in 2003 with the intention of empowering poor women`s groups in the Talek region of the Maasai Mara.
Mara and Meru – are two regions of Kenya, where cheetahs experience different challenges
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