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Investing in Maasai girls' future

INVESTING IN THE FUTURE OF Maasai Girls All girls have the right to Forge Their Own Destiny

​Forced Marriage

Marriages are often arranged between young girls and much older men. They have no voice.

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Female Genital Mutilation

A dangerous prerequisite for marriage is the ritual known as Female Genital Mutilation or FGM.

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Education Equals Freedom

Only through education will women and girls have economic opportunity outside of marriage.​

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About us

The primary purpose of the Tareto Entito Foundation is to help young women and girls in Ilkangere Village obtain an education. An indigenous ethnic group of nomadic people settled throughout Kenya and northern Tanzania, the Maasai are a deeply patriarchal people with traditional views and practices that not only limit the freedom of girls but endanger their safety. It is our passionate belief that educating them will not only empower but also provide protection.

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STUDENTS

KAINE NAHASHON

12 YEARS OLD

MESONO JAMES

12 YEARS OLD

SARAH DANIEL

11 YEARS OLD

SEMEYIAN KIRIA

13 YEARS OLD

NAYARE MALANO

15 YEARS OLD

PAAT TAJEU

16 YEARS OLD

TIANINA PARMOYA

14 YEARS OLD

LASOI LESHAN

9 YEARS OLD

SIAN KISIOKI

11 YEARS OLD

SABINA PARKISEN

11 YEARS OLD

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YOU CAN HELP TOO! TARETO ENTITO FOUNDATION SUPPORTS MAASAI GIRLS’ LIFE THROUGH ACADEMICS AND HELPS FIGHT HARMFUL CULTURAL PRACTICES. JOIN OUR TEAM!

Gabriela Rosés Bentancor

FOUNDER / DIRECTOR

Karina Martínez Piaggio

MANAGER

Zephania Kisham Mikateri

LOCAL MANAGER DIRECTOR

Chief John
Olentel

LOCAL TRIBE CHIEF

Daniel Lashalai

LOCAL COORDINATOR

Samuel Lekatoo

SECRETARY

Seuta W. Kisioki

FOUNDATION AMBASSADOR

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April 11

Maasai people and cattle

Maasai people live in southern Kenya and northern Tanzania. They are a nomadic population of about 880,000 people; whose main economic…

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August 16

Patriarchal culture

Maasai tribes have a very hierarchical organization based on groups of men and their age. They are a strongly patriarchal culture, with views and…

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August 16

Primary school in Kenya

Primary school in Kenya has been costless since 2003. However, less than half of Maasai children enroll and only about 5% of them get to…

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