My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls

 
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 4 donations
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 3 donations
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    The Story of GirlStuff
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Founder and Chair
    The Story of GirlStuff When the idea of GirlStuff was born out of the first Iziko Labahlali (Hearth of the Community) program in the community of Bergnek, it was more of a focus on giving girls the opportunity to get back into school. By providing girls with washable, reusable menstrual kits because they could not afford...
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 6 donations
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 3 donations
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 4 donations
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 5 donations
    • 6 months ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    We'd like you to meet Anna
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Chair and Founder
    The women of Bergnek work hard every day to produce the menstrual kits needed by the girls and women in Bergnek and other communities around South Africa. Sometimes they are so close to their daily routine that they get lost in it and so it is always an invigorating experience to meet some of the girls who benefit from...
    • 6 months ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 6 donations
    • 7 months ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 6 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    Strength and Resilience through Equality
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Founder and Chair
    GirlStuff is about Equality The GirlStuff initiative and business is grounded in equality. It is not about dominance or tipping the scales one another. It is about bringing a balance to communities, as they grow into the future, in which every person is embraced, accepted and valued because they are a person.  The...
    • 9 months ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 4 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 2 donations
    • 10 months ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 4 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    Menstrual Kits, Food, and School Uniforms
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Founder & Chair
    Putting the pieces of the puzzle together Menstrual Kits Keeping girls in school is a great cause and we love what we do, however there is a bigger picture we need to consider aside from providing the reusable, washable, menstrual kits we make and supply to the girls in the communities we work in. Fresh, Healthy...
    • 1 year ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 69 donations
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    GirlStuff, a Sustainable Community-based Business
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Founder & Chair
    Creating a Sustainable Community-based Business While creating a community-based business that meets the needs of a community and addresses issues within the community is important, it's not everything. What's more important is that that business is able to sustain itself and the people involved over the long-term....
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    Why GirlStuff and the Pads4Girls program matters
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Chair and Founder
    Over the past few months we've had some inquiries as to why a program such as GirlStuff, which manufactures, sells and distributes reusable, washable menstrual products is so important. Why is it so important? The Pads4Girls program was started by two highly talented and commited women in Vancouver, the co-founders of...
    • 1 year ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    GirlStuff is taking bigger steps
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Founder and Chair
    We are excited to share our latest project update and report with you. There is so much activity taking place that is supporting the GirlStuff business and the Bergnek Communities goals to create additional employment through the project.In the past few months we have been very busy. We’ve acquired new customers and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    GirlStuff.Period is making the news
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Chair and Founder
    We are excited! GirlStuff.Period is making the news. On Nelson Mandela day (July 18th) this year we funded a community day in Bergnek and eTV South Africa was out visiting our ladies working away at GirlStuff.Period as well as the community in general. The segment airs on DSTV in South Africa, channel 403 on Friday August...
    • 2 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 135 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    GirlStuff.Period is taking acton & changing lives
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Founder and Chair
    We've been busy! We have been busy this past quarter working with partners and some schools in the communities of Cradcok, Eastern Cape. Keabetswe drove down to Cradock to visit with 4 schools this past week and to distribute Menstrual Kits to over 200 girls at 4 Cradock schools. He and Nini have been working with the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    News from the field - GirlStuff.Period Update
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Chair and Founder, My Arms Wide Open
    Things are happening in a BIG way Things are starting to happen in a BIG way at GirlStuff.Period, in South Africa. With the assistance of our donors and supporters like you, we have made progress in the setting up of the business, equipment purchases and we are participating in the Lunapads.com and AFRIPads #Pads4Oprah...
    • 2 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    Thank you for supporting MAWO in the Girl Effect Challenge 2012
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Founder and Chair
    Thank you! for your gracious and generous support of GirlStuff.Period in the GlobalGiving Girl Effect Challenge 2012!! The My Arms Wide Open team works as a volunteer group to support the causes and the initiatives identified by the communities we are invited into, to work with. Without the financial support that each of...
    • 2 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    GirlStuff.Period Gets Started
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Founder and Chair
    We have just returned from a trip to Bergnek, Limpopo in South Africa which was extremely successful. Gratitude We are grateful for each of you, our supporters and donors, in this initial phase of the project. We are also so grateful for Madeleine Shaw and Suzanne Siemens, co-founders of...
    • 2 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    Let's make our own
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Chair and Founder, My Arms Wide Open
    Since our last update we have made real progress!! We are in discussions with another Pads4Girls partner in Africa who will now supply our first Pads4Girls kits at a much lower cost than we first anticipated. Initially we believed that each kit would cost us $30. In the last two weeks we have learned that by working with...
    • 3 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has received 13 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    Will you help create a better tomorrow?
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Founder and Chair
    We are happy to report that our Pads4Girls Program has received some additional support from our supplier and collaborator, Lunapads.com, who have committed to $1,000 to support our overall goal!! This generous support will allow us to make the first delivery of menstrual products to 50 girls in the community of Bergnek in...
    • 3 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls posted a progress report
    Education Equity: Help girls to stay in school
    By - Warren Te Brugge - Chairman and Founder
    Since we first launched our Pads4Girls initiative we have received additional requests from schools in South Africa in the Eastern Cape province. It is astounding how many girls really need help and how they are being put at a disadvantage because of something we in first nations countries simply take for granted - easy...
    • 3 years ago
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  • My Arms Wide Open and Pads4Girls has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

My Arms Wide Open

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
http://myarmswideopen.org

Project Leader

Warren Te Brugge

Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Where is this project located?

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