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Observations: Maa Diaspora Community

When I first came to the states about 20 years ago, there were very few Maa people in the country. It wasn’t until the early 2000’s that we began to see an increase in numbers and the idea of community … Continue reading

22. May 2014 by Rarin
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Dear Olosho le Maa

Over the years you have neglected to take care of yourself and it is with great sadness that we continue to watch as your overall health continues to deteriorate rather rapidly. You need to immediately start taking care of yourself … Continue reading

14. March 2014 by Rarin
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Bare Naked On The Internet: Our Home Birth Journey

I decided to write my home birth story not just to share the magical wonders of the birth of our son, but to show other women that birth isn’t something to be afraid of and to encourage each one of … Continue reading

01. February 2014 by Rarin
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Of NGO’s, Circumcision & Sponsorship

A Facebook friend posted yet another story about a young Maasai girl expelled from high school after her sponsor (Soila Maasai Girls Rescue Centre) stopped funding her for allegedly having secretly undergone circumcision. Here is the story, as reported by … Continue reading

22. January 2014 by Rarin
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