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 The self-help group runs information campaigns on Girls' Rights and Child Health, and aims to overcome the outdated traditions of female circumcision and forced marriages within the Maasai community.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 By this means we aim to overcome outdated, illegal and violent traditions which cause so much harm to the girls.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

Community event on FGM

Community event on FGM
Photo from Progress Report 'A New Year for Tareto Maa: Final Spurt in 2012, More Challenges for the Year Ahead' (view small | med | large | orig)

The HURU Kits arrived

The HURU Kits arrived
Photo from Progress Report 'A New Year for Tareto Maa: Final Spurt in 2012, More Challenges for the Year Ahead' (view small | med | large | orig)

Some small Christmas presents for the girls

Some small Christmas presents for the girls
Photo from Progress Report 'A New Year for Tareto Maa: Final Spurt in 2012, More Challenges for the Year Ahead' (view small | med | large | orig)

The hula hoop (photo by Caroline Annandale)

The hula hoop (photo by Caroline Annandale)
Photo from Progress Report 'Work expanded and further plans' (view small | med | large | orig)

Planting carrots

Planting carrots
Photo from Progress Report 'Work expanded and further plans' (view small | med | large | orig)

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