MNC is a beautiful private wilderness area of more than 28,486 Ha (~70,391 acres). It is a vital part of the Maasai Mara ecosystem as it forms the north-western zone, bordering the Maasai Mara National Reserve in the south of Kenya.
MNC is a not-for-profit entity established in January 2009, The conservancy is a partnership between 12 Tourism Partner members (10 permanent camps & 2 riding outfits) & 768 Maasai Landowners. The aim is to create a best-practice, world-class conservancy with long-term commitments to the environment, wildlife, and local communities
MNC is led by a Board of Directors elected by the Tourism Partners(TPs) & LandOwners(LOs), with equal representation from both groups of stakeholders. The Board further works in partnership with Maasai Landowners Committee to achieve conservation objectives. MNC leases land parcels from individual Maasai Landowners to form the conservancy. Conservancy fees are collected by member TPs & forwarded to the conservancy to support monthly LO lease payments and professional land management.