A UK charity working in the Maasai areas of Kenya to reduce poverty by helping people be more economically active. Helping Kenya and Africa help itself and not changing the culture are our key objectives.
We are a team of volunteers with no salaries or costs. Our guarantee is that 100% of monies we receive go to Kenya. Nothing is used for any UK expenses. This year, our big charity project is to raise funds for building an orphanage at the school for the many orphans in the area.
Osiligi – the Maasai word for ‘hope’.
Our Charity projects
Our projects help people have more skills or more productive time, so helping to reduce the cycle of poverty. These include:
(click on the links above for more information on the projects)
Why was the charity started?
The charity was started to help the Osiligi Maasai Warriors’ community in Southern Kenya. Most of the Charity’s projects are in the 100 square miles around the Warriors’ community, but some, such as the pump repair project are across Kenya. The Warriors tour the UK yearly performing their songs and tribal ceremonies.
Projects for 2015
- Building an orphanage at the school for the many orphans and girls at risk – not yet funded
- Repairing 50 of other charity’s broken water pumps – funded.
- Sponsoring children through primary education – 25 new sponsors required for January 2016.
- Building six 1 acre agriculture ‘allotment’ plots with solar powered bore-hole – Funded.
- Raising funds for 1 more classroom – The Big Give campaign in December 2015.
- A toilet for clinic and school visitors – not yet funded.
- An additional 15 tablet computers and software for teaching maths and literacy – part funded
If you would like to help with any of these projects, please see the relevant web page, email us or click the donate button.
Here is the location of the Osiligi Obaya school:
This short video gives an overview of the charity’s work in Maasai Kenya: