GlobalGiving's Storytelling Project

We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from projects similar to this one. Learn more.

Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Improving Lives Of Women

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Improving lives of women I would like to thank the government on the efforts of reducing the prices of sanitary towels which is a must have for women. The initiative which was launched sometime back by the honorable prime minister has been fruitful and in a way profited many women in the country, be it those from poor areas, since they can at least afford. Cases of girls missing school during their monthly periods have reduced a great deal since majority are in a position to access these facilities. In my school, which is a high school, girls are more comfortable and have even in their performances; all thanks to that wonderful initiative. Read more.
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Project Leader

Meg Cleghorn

Washington, District of Columbia United States

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