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Femme International

Org #17992
Vetted since 2017
2013
year founded
$50,312
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Femme International is committed to using education, conversation & distribution to break down the global menstrual taboo. Menstruation affects 51% of the world's population, with every woman experiencing menses during her lifetime. For menstruators in low-income communities, getting your period presents a set of specific challenges - poor access to menstrual products, oppressive taboos, lack of adequate hygiene facilities, and lack of reproductive health education. 83% of girls in Burkina Faso, and 77% in Nigeria (UNICEF) have no place to clean themselves at school, and will therefore leave early. The World Bank has estimated that girls will miss 10-20% of her education because ... read more

Project Leaders
Florence Akara
Florence Akara
Sia Towo
Sia Towo
rachael Ouko
rachael Ouko
rachael Ouko
rachael Ouko
Team
Rachael A Ouko, Jennifer Rubli, Florence Akara, Sia Towo
Organization Information
Units 9 and 10 Moshi Municipality Annex
Uhuru Park, off Arusha Road,
Kilimanjaro, Moshi 0000
Tanzania, United Republic of
+255 767 032 246
Organization Information
Units 9 and 10 Moshi Municipality Annex
Uhuru Park, off Arusha Road,
Kilimanjaro, Moshi 0000
Tanzania, United Republic of
+255 767 032 246

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Jan 5, 2023
Significance of Menstrual Health Education and Human rights by Sia Towo & Rachel Ouko
Happy New Year to our Dear Supporters!!! We are all settling in well to the 2023 year  and we are thankful for the last year. Menstrual health is a human rights issue that affects all aspects of...
Sep 7, 2022
SCHOOL CLUBS MENSTRUAL EDUCATION CONTINUATION
Dear Supporters,   Here is our report for the month of April to June 2022. For a period of 4 months, we at Femme International have been able to carry out its activity effectively, especially in...
Aug 5, 2022
SCHOOL CLUBS MENSTRUAL EDUCATION CONTINUATION
Dear Supporters,   Here is our report for the month of April to June 2022. For a period of 4 months, we at Femme International have been able to carry out its activity effectively, especially in...
 
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