MAASAI LIFE > MEDUNGI FOUNDATION
Who is Medungi?
Medungi is a community-based organization established in 2011 by Salaton Ole Ntutu and fellow community leaders. The vision of the organization is to work with Maasai communities to adopt lifestyles that are friendly to the environment and to engage in development and economic activities that secure their livelihoods and preserve culture.
Since 2011 the foundation has been committed to influencing change in the following areas:
Protecting nature through sustainable development, reforestation, wildlife protection, and sustainable practices for livestock and agriculture.
Strengthening the connection of respect for nature and it’s connection to culture and world peace through community awareness and training, and international speaking engagements.
Supporting healthy families in their natural, traditional environments with medical support, sustainable use of local herbs and healing, and education on health, nutrition, hygiene and sanitation.
Volunteer programs are in place to support these efforts, offering an exciting combination of tourism, conservation, education, community and cultural experiences.
How We Make a Difference
Chief Salaton Ole Ntutu connects the Medungi organization into the heart of local Maasai communities. His personal awareness of the true needs of the people and culture provides a vital understanding of the resources that are needed most.
NETWORKS & PARTNERS
Combined with the strong community presence the organization is also connected with a number of organizations, businesses and private sector institutions. These relationships ensure maximum influence of our work throughout Narok County and beyond.
Salaton Ole Ntutu’s deep knowledge and commitment to his local community is backed by a board of directors who provide managerial and technical support. The positive changes implemented have been recognized locally and internationally.