Malezi AIDS Care Awareness Organization (MACAO) is a non-profit organization reaching out to neglected pastoralists Maasai Communities in Ngorongoro District, Arusha Region of Northern Tanzania. Macao founded in 2003, Macao is a humanitarian organization that provides assistance to the Maasai community in Ngorongoro district for addressing needs of water and sanitation, food security, health Care Research, Education, Research environment, Maasai Traditional Research, Human Rights and sustainable economic development by strengthening their livelihoods.
Objectives..... The Organization works with local people through hospitality services to achieve the following main objectives:- To develop the livelihood standard of the pastoral communities by providing assistance in social services such as education, water, and sanitation
To Sponsoring a child through MACAO supplies them with the school fees, transportation, basic school uniform, shoes, and stationery for an education that will then enable them to make a change for their future. To provide food security education and Health Care Research, Environment Care and Research program
Traditional Research and Human Rights and sustainable economic development through strengthening their livelihoods
To protect the conservation animals by providing education to the communities through partnership with Tanzania National parks game reserve. Wildlife Research program and Natural Forest Conservation Projects. To develop pastoralist animal’s husbandry practices this is the basic source of survival by providing adequate services required beside the stakeholders To provide HIV/AIDS prevention beside using outreach program To cooperate with other international organizations with similar vision of facilitating development to this marginalized Pastoral Community.
What we have done..... To improve the living standard of the pastoral people by providing assistance in social services such as Education, HIV/AIDS Control and prevention projects. To construct five classrooms for Orphans and most- vulnerable children from Loliondo Division and Ngorongoro Division
Sponsoring a child through MACAO supplies them with the school fees, transportation, basic school uniform, shoes, and stationery for an education that will then enable them to make a change for their future.
Human Rights for Maasai women and Girls
Culturally and socially through implementing activities in capacity building, HIV/AIDS interventions as well as
Advocacy for Human Rights and Education
HIV/ADS Control prevention and health