Land and Natural Resources Rights

Climate Change Interventions

Livelihoods

Girl Child Education and Women Empowerment

Leadership and Governance

Climate Change Interventions

About MPIDO

MPIDO - Mainyoito Pastoralists Integrated Development Organization.

Established in 1996 and registered as a non-governmental organization in 2000. MPIDO envisions a just and equitable society that recognize and upholds human rights and the fundamental freedom of Indigenous Peoples. As indigenous people in Africa undergo political, economic and social challenges, MPIDO curves her niche into pursuing Livelihoods, climate change intervention, mitigation and adaptation; governance and conflict resolution, natural resource management; Gender, women and youth empowernment responses targeting all pastoralists, hunter and gatherer communities. Through years of expertise and experience, Mpido now serves the marginalized needs of all Indigenous peoples at a Pan African and Global Stage.

OBJECTIVES

  • To promote and secure the rights of the indigenous communities with regard to land and natural resources.
  • To enhance the capacity of the indigenous peoples to actively participate in national, regional and global processes at all levels.
  • To build unity and solidarity among the Indigenous peoples, locally, regionally and globally.
  • Empower Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities and their organizations on their rights and issues pertaining them including intellectual property rights.
  • To advocate for the rights of the indigenous peoples at all levels.

VISION

A just and equitable society that recognizes and upholds human rights and the fundamental freedom of indigenous people

MISSION

To promote, facilitate and create an enabling environment for the realization of human rights, secured natural resources and improved livelihoods for sustainable development of Indigenous Peoples;

Programmes

LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCE RIGHTS

For over a decade, Mainyoito Pastoralist Integrated Development Organization (MPIDO) has continued

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CLIMATE CHANGE INTERVENTIONS

MPIDO has been in forefront in advocating for various climate change interventions within the indigenous

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LIVELIHOODS

MPIDO seeks to improve the Food security Index of the Pastoralist in Kenya and East Africa region. Locally, we cover Kajiado, Narok, Nakuru, Baringo and Samburu Counties.

GIRL CHILD EDUCATION AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Project goal

The goal of the project is to advocate for girl child education in the Maasai community in order to change their position and

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LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE

Strategic Objective

To lobby and advocate for legal and policy frameworks that protect and promote the interests of Maa speakers; and facilitate peaceful coexistence of different communities in the Arid and Semi Arid areas.

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Projects

OLOONTONA SOLAR PROJECT

MAIN PROJECT OBJECTIVE

To enhance access to sustainable, clean and affordable water supply using renewable energy technologies in Oloontona community of Oltepesi sub-location Kajiado County.

Specific Objectives:

1. To replace the existing Diesel pumping system with a sustainable energy system
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Women & Youth Empowerment Project

To improve the livelihood of women and youth in the area of focus
To build the capacity of women and youth

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MPIDO TEAM

MPIDO has a governing body of 7 Board members(3 women and 4 men) that provide policy direction, maintain independent oversight of the management, and ensures effective strategic planning.

Joseph ole Simel

Executive Director

Ann Samante

Finance & Administrative Manager

Eunice Nkopio

Program Cordinator

Elijah Toirai

Knowledge Management

Florence Sakuda

Administrative Assistant

Daniel Salau Rogei

Program Cordinator

Beatrice Sereya

Gender Specialist

Daniel Komoi

Program Officer

Networks and Membership

MPIDO has advanced its global networks and is a member of several networks

MPIDO In The Media

Videos

Past Projects and Events Videos

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"Once you exclude any part of society, whatever action you do will be partial and ineffective" Joseph Ole Simel - MPIDO Director

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