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Naitolia Villages

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IntroductionMap of Naitolia sub-villages and project locations

Naitolia Village is located in Monduli District and lies in a Wildlife Management Area. Home to an agro-pastoralist community of about 1,800 people, Naitolia is actually two sub-villages – Ormang'wai and Engursero. The main ethnic groups are Maasai, Waarusha, Iraqw, and Barabaig. Households are spread across 178 square kilometers (68 square miles) and most (79 percent) earn a living by keeping cattle and goats. Some households also raise chickens. A community-run dip for cattle and goats is helping reduce animal deaths due to disease. To increase access to quality water, the community pond was rehabilitated. A health clinic in Ormang'wa provides basic health services. Clinic staff conduct educational outreach workshops on key health challenges in the community. Across Naitolia and the two neighboring villages of Mswakini Chini and Mswakini Juu, there are three primary schools and one preschool. TPP supports school feeding programs and farms to help ensure students regularly receive a school lunch.

Naitolia Village Projects

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