Tareto Maa Organization

Tareto Maa is a community based organization in rural Kenya. The self-help group runs information campaigns on Girls' Rights and Child Health, and aims to overcome the outdated traditions of female circumcision and forced marriages within the Maasai community. Tareto Maa offers a Relief Center for young girls in our community, who refuse to be mutilated and married without consent. By this means we aim to overcome outdated, illegal and violent traditions which cause so much harm to the girls. The group's work focuses on the region where we are seated: Kilgoris and the surrounding area in Transmara District. The local pastor is a member of the community project and acts as a contact person ...

Thank you very much for your support in 2013

Thank you very much for your support in 2013
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... is a tough challenge

... is a tough challenge
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Learning how to ride a bike ...

Learning how to ride a bike ...
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Working on the Maasai bracelets

Working on the Maasai bracelets
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Reading books on the swing

Reading books on the swing
Photo from Progress Report 'A visit at Tareto Maa' (view small | med | large | orig)
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