Enkisuma is a not for profit organisation which exists to support the education of children in rural Maasailand. We aim to raise funds and awareness of the challenges faced by families in providing good quality education for their children. Our work is wholly Christian, based on the teachings of the Bible.
This year has been a challenging time for our Maasai friends. The extended drought period meant that these farming people needed to leave their homes in order to find pasture for their cattle. Schools were closed and much of the livestock that provides their livelihood died from lack of water and food. The rains have now come and people have returned to their villages, but schools are closed again because of the Kenyan elections which are a time of violence and rioting.
Our future plans include continuing to pay the teachers salary. We have a small monthly shortfall of £25 which can be found through fundraising. Our next project will be to supply worming medicine for the children of Mosiro who, in addition to drinking contaminated water, have been feeding off the carcasses of animals that died in the drought. We would also like to explore the possibility of getting a well drilled at Mosiro. So far, explorations of the ground have shown that the specialist drilling equipment needed would be very expensive so funding this would require a grant application.