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 The self-help group runs information campaigns on Girls' Rights and Child Health, and aims to overcome the outdated traditions of female circumcision and forced marriages within the Maasai community.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 By this means we aim to overcome outdated, illegal and violent traditions which cause so much harm to the girls.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

Children at the Tareto Maa Rescue Center

Children at the Tareto Maa Rescue Center
Photo from Progress Report 'Rescue Center expanded / School registered' (view small | med | large | orig)

In the new school

In the new school
Photo from Progress Report 'More children asked for help / New school opened' (view small | med | large | orig)

The children of Tareto Maa

The children of Tareto Maa
Photo from Progress Report 'More children asked for help / New school opened' (view small | med | large | orig)

Protect 106 girls from genital mutilation in Kenya

Protect 106 girls from genital mutilation in Kenya
The children of Tareto Maa (view small | med | large | orig)

Protect 106 girls from genital mutilation in Kenya

Protect 106 girls from genital mutilation in Kenya
Dinnertime (view small | med | large | orig)
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