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 The self-help group runs information campaigns on Girls' Rights and Child Health, and aims to overcome the outdated traditions of female circumcision and forced marriages within the Maasai community.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 By this means we aim to overcome outdated, illegal and violent traditions which cause so much harm to the girls.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 ...

The new dormitory

The new dormitory
Photo from Progress Report 'New dormitory. New website. New henhouse.' (view small | med | large | orig)

Protect 106 girls from genital mutilation in Kenya

Protect 106 girls from genital mutilation in Kenya
Children playing at the Rescue Center (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls at the Tareto Maa Rescue Center

Girls at the Tareto Maa Rescue Center
(view small | med | large | orig)

Being safe from FGM and forced marriages

Being safe from FGM and forced marriages
Photo from Progress Report 'Rescue Center expanded / School registered' (view small | med | large | orig)

The new dormitory - nearly completed

The new dormitory - nearly completed
Photo from Progress Report 'Rescue Center expanded / School registered' (view small | med | large | orig)
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