Kara Olmurani is a Non Profit Organization. The name comes from the Maasai tribe in Kenya and it means “I am a Warrior” A warrior deals with the situation at hand by confronting it, she knows that worrying will never conquer a besetting situation.

A warrior might be wounded physically or emotionally but as long as there is life in her, she will strive to pull out the inner strength and deal, instead of dwelling on what happened.​​​

Kara Olmurani was first birthed as a book “Crawling out of Darkness” in 2011. Our Founder and President Teresita or as known by many Terry, is the author and she captures her life's journey openly from being abducted and sexually assaulted by three men on her wedding day to losing her husband a few days later.

The book has been sold in many parts of the world and many people have reached out for help asking her to share her story in different forums from national TV channels, newspapers, conferences and many more. She choose this uncommon path of coming out and speaking openly so that she can encourage others who have gone through the ordeal.

Her story has also been shared on BBC online magazine


She was awarded Cafe Ngoma, Humanitarian award 2017 for the recognition of the work she continues to do.

In 2016 she was also awarded theTimeless Woman of Wonder for her tireless efforts in restoring dignity to sexually assaulted women.

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