Empower African Girls with Hygiene and Education

 
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$21,533
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Empower African Girls with Hygiene and Education

Empower African Girls with Hygiene and Education
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Hamomi School girl learning

Hamomi School girl learning
She shared that she went from 4 days of school missed per month to zero absences. And what she learned about her body and health and hygiene is just as powerful, dispelling myth and taboo. (view small | med | large | orig)

Trainers sew together

Trainers sew together
After learning to teach about hygiene and reproductive health, these women in Uganda learned to sew kits by hand, preparing to teach others to do so by hand or machine. (view small | med | large | orig)

So grateful for a chance

So grateful for a chance
She told us that she counts on her kit and that it has made her feel better about herself because she can stay clean and go where she wants and it is one of the things she can count on. (view small | med | large | orig)

Boys receive training too

Boys receive training too
Boys who learn about menses are less likely to tease girls. Days for Girls training includes discussions about periods, breaking the cycle of domestic violence. (view small | med | large | orig)

Kits change lives

Kits change lives
Hoping someday you can join us and see their smiles when receiving kits in person (view small | med | large | orig)

Julie teaches girls at Peace Corps "Girl Tech"

Julie teaches girls at Peace Corps "Girl Tech"
Photo from Progress Report 'What Happens When You Celebrate Sharing Knowledge' (view small | med | large | orig)

South Sudanese refugees register to get their kits

South Sudanese refugees register to get their kits
Photo from Progress Report 'What Happens When You Celebrate Sharing Knowledge' (view small | med | large | orig)

South Sudanese Ladies awaiting their kits

South Sudanese Ladies awaiting their kits
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Their brand new kits

Their brand new kits
Photo from Progress Report 'What Happens When You Celebrate Sharing Knowledge' (view small | med | large | orig)
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Project Leader

Celeste Mergens

Lynden, WA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Empower African Girls with Hygiene and Education