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Maasai Women Relief

Improving women's health in Maasai villages across East Africa

Welcome to Maasai Women Relief. Through this site, we are keeping you updated about the advancements of Maasai Women Relief project. Our aim is to offer education and options about female hygiene, safe childbirth and female genital mutilation in Maasai villages across East Africa. You are most welcome to join the journey!

March 25, 2019

We try to connect strongly to the Maasai Women and build a lifelong trusted relationship with them. This is our only way to safe babies like this one from getting circumcision at a very young age and help the women to learn more about how important health and safe childbirth is in their life to increase the surviving women and babies at delivery. Lately we have experienced a story that we hope is opening the eyes of those Maas...

March 8, 2019

Due to our last blog post (No Ladycups for Maasai Women) we decided to go with reusable menstrual pads, but the struggle was the price. 10$ is actually cheap for all that it is included in one kit.
So two weeks ago we got a message from a women from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. They have a program called Days for Girls. Days for girls is a non-denominational NGO with Teams around the world. Women of the chu...

February 17, 2019

When three of my friends came to volunteer for the first time in Maasai Women Relief, I asked them to bring Ladycups. They brought about 60 Cups, but because we didn't have a certificate we couldn't give them to the women. After we had some lessons with the women, there were some question about cleaning them. That's where we started to think about other options and  I think the best way to explain why is to show you those pict...

January 27, 2019

The fact that I could cover my expenses for renting the car with your donation, made it possible for me to drive to my village and to those around it. I used this opportunity to catch the life of the Maasais' in photographs and also had many discussions about the topics of my projects with the people of the villages. It made me both sad and happy, to find out how they see the subjects of menstruation hygiene, safe child birth...

July 10, 2018

Due to strong cultural traditions and beliefs as well as lack of education, Maasai women around East Africa have very limited control of their health and hygiene. At the Maasai Women Relief, we target our efforts to three problem areas: menstruation hygiene, safe childbirth and reducing female genital mutilation. To give the followers an idea of the situation at hand, we have collected basic information of each of th...

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