Clean water

The streams, upon which the people depend, dry up in the dry seasons and the women and children have to walk long distances and dig down to find water.

Food security

In 2009 the NCAA imposed a ban on the small scale agriculture practiced by the Maasai and a 50% reduction in the number of their cattle.

Health Care

Fourteen out of every hundred children die before they reach the age of 5, mostly from easily preventable and treatable water-borne diseases.


The Maasai are embracing education knowing that it is essential for them if they are to be able to adapt to the changes going on around them.

Micro Loans

In 2012 we started a microfinance loan system, with business training, to enable people to manage their own businesses.

Supporting Maasai communities of the Ngorongoro District of Tanzania to find sustainable pathways out of poverty and promote dignity and respect for all.

WTWT work with Maasai communities of the Ngorongoro District, Northern Tanzania. Our work together empowers the people to tackle the issues of their extreme poverty and find solutions. Projects include different methods of accessing clean water, year round food availability, education, health care and business opportunities.

Our Community Health Education programme gives information which is opening people’s minds to ways of improving their well being. They are currently working towards the possibility of whole community decisions to abandon the practice of FGC (Female Genital Cutting) traditionally performed on all girls at puberty.

All projects are sustainable and managed by the people themselves.

We were registered with the UK Charity Commission in 2008. Our own travel and time and all UK administration expenses are paid by ourselves, the UK founders, so 100% of your donations go directly to the community projects.

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WTWT is run by Tanzanian and UK trustees.

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