Development because of Wildlife.

Working towards a harmonious balance between conservation and sustainable human development in the Maasai Mara.

The Mara Ecosystem

Collaborating with local communities to identify and address areas of need  since 2006.

724

women in social enterprises

73

girls graduated through Alternative Rites of Passage

15,660

people accessing clean safe rainwater

18,882

people accessed free quality mobile healthcare in their villages in 2021

99

graduates from Street Business School entrepreneurship training

The Maa Trust is a non-profit organization working together with community-owned wildlife conservancies in the Maasai Mara, Kenya. We work to increase the benefits of wildlife and conservation to Maasai families so that they appreciate and contribute to the protection of wild animals on their land.  

 
 

The Maa Trust works in three thematic areas, prioritised by Maasai communities:

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There's always work to be done.

The Maasai say "Even the ostrich, with its long neck and sharp eyes, cannot see what will happen in the future."  Together, we continue to innovate and work towards sustainable development.