The distribution of sanitary towels and uniforms to the disadvantaged girl students of Bitundugusu primary school in Manga District was done on 6th September, 2010 which was on the opening school day of the term.The school committee through the Headteacher welcomed the initiative.The Health and Water Foundation staffs with The Project Officer Ms. Grace Wacharo capacity build and sensitized the girls on the importance of cleanliness and the proper use of the sanitary towels.This was done in collaboration with the female teachers of Bitundugusu primary school.
We provided new school uniforms to 5 girls and 2 boys who lacked the school uniforms and used to wear casually to school. The 7 students who received the uniforms were very grateful
The beneficiary of sanitary towels were 67 girls of age between 10 to 14 who are adolescence.The students were happy to receive the sanitary towels and they thanked the donors for their contribution and the Health and Water Foundation for their good work.
" Asante sana kwa kutupa pads hizi ambazo ni muhimu kwetu kwa kuwa zitaimarisha usafi wetu na kutufanya tuzingatie masomo" (Thank you so much for the provision of pads for our cleanliness which will ensure our comfortability and continuity of our education) - Mary Kemunto a std 7 pupil in Bitundugusu primary school.
"We thank you for your continuous contribution toward this girls in Bitundugusu primary school in Manga District,Nyanza Province, Kenya."
Health and Water Foundation through your contributions and donations is set to improve water and sanitation to enure girls learn in Manga District for the current period.
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