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 The self-help group runs information campaigns on Girls' Rights and Child Health, and aims to overcome the outdated traditions of female circumcision and forced marriages within the Maasai community.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 By this means we aim to overcome outdated, illegal and violent traditions which cause so much harm to the girls.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

Maasai Elders meeting

Maasai Elders meeting
Photo from Progress Report 'MAASAI ELDERS DENOUNCE OUTDATED CULTURAL PRACTICES' (view small | med | large | orig)

Tareto Maa Girls dancing

Tareto Maa Girls dancing
Photo from Progress Report 'MAASAI ELDERS DENOUNCE OUTDATED CULTURAL PRACTICES' (view small | med | large | orig)

Tareto Maa Children

Tareto Maa Children
Photo from Progress Report 'MAASAI ELDERS DENOUNCE OUTDATED CULTURAL PRACTICES' (view small | med | large | orig)

Tareto Maa Girls

Tareto Maa Girls
Photo from Progress Report 'SAY NO TO FGM AND FORCED EARLY MARRIAGES' (view small | med | large | orig)

Helen, the day before FGM

Helen, the day before FGM
Photo from Progress Report 'Protecting the new generation from FGM' (view small | med | large | orig)

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