Teach Kenyan Women to Make Feminine Hygiene

 
$460
$4,540
Raised
Remaining

Teach Kenyan Women to Make Feminine Hygiene

Teach Kenyan Women to Make Feminine Hygiene
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Girl with Kit

Girl with Kit
This girl received her kit at a deaf school in Kisii, Kenya. (view small | med | large | orig)

Training Together

Training Together
Women gather to instruct each other as they prepare to become leaders and trainers in their own communities to teach how to make kits, and about health, hygiene and reproductive education. (view small | med | large | orig)

Sewing her first kit

Sewing her first kit
Working on sewing her first kit by hand... and then learning on a treadle machine (view small | med | large | orig)

FGM Cutters Lay Down Their Knives

FGM Cutters Lay Down Their Knives
On DFG last excursion to Kenya the leaders of FGM cutters of Kisii, Kenya reported that they had decided to "lay down their knives." What a day of celebration that was! 3 months later we learned that the next rite of passage had a 30% drop in involvement. (view small | med | large | orig)

Masaai Girls Learn How to Use Kits

Masaai Girls Learn How to Use Kits
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Headed Home with a Kit

Headed Home with a Kit
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Cuting out liners

Cuting out liners
A woman works to make her own kit (view small | med | large | orig)

Glad to have their kits

Glad to have their kits
Photo from Progress Report 'The Difference You Have Made in Kenya' (view small | med | large | orig)

A hygiene kit of their very own

A hygiene kit of their very own
Photo from Progress Report 'The Difference You Have Made in Kenya' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Celeste Mergens

Lynden, WA United States

Where is this project located?

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