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Woman Behind The Little-Known Kenyan Village Without Men.

Rebecca Lolosoli is an activist behind the Little-Known village without men deep in Samburu county. She is among the few outstanding women in the country with extraordinary achievements.

Rebecca founded the women-only village in the year 1991 in collaboration with other sixteen women who had survived atrocities during the British colonial rule.

Umoja village has expanded its roots to getting international recognition and support due to its effort to accommodate women and girls running away from their cultural norms such as early marriages, Female Genital Mutilation, rape and domestic violences in Samburu County.

The leadership structure of Umoja is purely women hence stick to the rule of women-only. They have their own social amenities such as markets, hospital and schools

Women in the village are frugal and mostly make decent income enough to cover their needs. Tourist are allowed to the village with a certain amount of fee.

Thanks for reading,,,follow me for the next episode of the story; the biograph of Rebecca and her inspiration towards starting a women-only village.

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Kenyan Little-Known Rebecca Lolosoli Samburu County Umoja


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