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 The self-help group runs information campaigns on Girls' Rights and Child Health, and aims to overcome the outdated traditions of female circumcision and forced marriages within the Maasai community.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 By this means we aim to overcome outdated, illegal and violent traditions which cause so much harm to the girls.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

Tareto Maa girls posing

Tareto Maa girls posing
Photo from Progress Report 'Achivements, drought and more!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls in their dormitory

Girls in their dormitory
Photo from Progress Report 'Achivements, drought and more!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Protecting Girls from Genital Mutilation in Kenya

Protecting  Girls from Genital Mutilation in Kenya
Photo from Progress Report 'Achivements, drought and more!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Tareto Maa Maasai Girl

Tareto Maa Maasai Girl
Photo from Progress Report 'Achivements, drought and more!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Protecting Girls from Genital Mutilation in Kenya

Protecting  Girls from Genital Mutilation in Kenya
Photo from Progress Report 'The impact of the community campaigns' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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