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Ancient traditions, modern relevance

Dual purpose
  • A Passion for pastoralism
  • Uniquely adapted
  • Milk for the Maasais
  • Pay-to-stay research
  • Making the most of resources
  • Duties at dusk
  • Dual purpose
  • Handing on to the next generation

Dual purpose

Money changes hands as a dealer pays for a handsome heifer. Many families combine keeping a herd traditionally for milk - a major component in the Maasai diet - with a second herd raised for income. Much of this money is used to buy livestock medication.



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