Established in 2004, Milgis Trust aims to sustain the wildlife, habitat and the pastoral peoples’ way of life in northern Kenya. Milgis Trust’s core area is located in northern Kenya within the drainage of the Matthews Range, Ndoto Mountains and Kirisia Hills, spreading further north towards Oldonyo Mara, Mount Nyiru and Mount Kulal. The Trust’s covers approximately 8,000 square kilometers and supports a diverse range of flora and fauna, and the pastoral livelihoods of several different nomadic tribes including the Samburu, Turkana and Rendille.
Milgis Trust is Voss Foundation’s longest-standing implementing partner. Since 2008 Voss Foundation has funded seven clean water projects with Milgis Trust providing 8 communities in Samburu, Kenya and the wildlife with clean water from 24 water access points.