Magdalene Setia Kaitei

Magdalene Setia Kaitei is a representative of the Maasai people, a pastoral community of around 800,000 individuals living in the regions of Kajiado, Narok, Laikipia and Samburu, in Kenya. She is the Executive Director of the Emayian Integrated Development Organization, which fights for the improvement of the life conditions of the Maasai, for the protection of natural resources and of forests menaced by land grabbing and farm exploitation, as well as against change in the department of Kajiado. Magdalene worked with the Maasai community for fifteen years, focusing on issues related to development and social injustice. She is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Alliance of Mother Nature’s Guardians.