Livelihoods and Economic Empowerment Program

For the next five years this program will focus on the following key thematic areas of intervention:

1. Sustainable Agriculture and Livestock development

This will achieved through supporting on good farming practices and livestock development for smallholders. Sustainable Agriculture is a new intervention established under this strategic plan. The agriculture component aims to improve the livelihoods of Maasai people by increasing access to food and nutrition through the promotion of agriculture as a business. The program also aims to increase knowledge and skills among Maasai communities about sustainable agriculture practices.

The programme will support women and Maasai communities at large to develop agribusiness enterprises and promote food security. Under Sustainable agriculture, the projects focus is on Farming and livestock development, Agribusiness, Land and natural resource management. 

Specific Activities

2. Women and Youth Economic Empowerment Project

This component will undertake projects and initiatives in economic enterprises for women and youth group’s members with the aim of strengthening women’s and youth’s capacities to engage in business enterprises, leadership and the legal empowerment. 

Specific Activities

3. Land and property rights

This particular component is crucial to support economic empowerment enterprises including sustainable agriculture activities.

MWEDO will thrive to facilitate women and youth groups involved in agriculture activities/projects to have secured access to land of which will be utilized for their business enterprises, agricultural and livestock development activities.  

Specific Activities