Gift presentation to Buigiri School Menstruation, a girls best friend ft period emoji Access to Menstrual Products in East Africa View of Twaweza post COVID19

Femme International

Org #17992
Vetted since 2017 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2013
year founded
$35,224
raised on GlobalGiving
3
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
Sabrina Rubli
Sabrina Rubli
Florence Akara
Florence Akara
Team
Rachael Ouko, Jennifer Rubli, Florence Akara
Organization Information
769 Rock Road
RR2
Oxford Mills, ON K0G1S0
Canada
4163337377
Organization Information
769 Rock Road
RR2
Oxford Mills, ON K0G1S0
Canada
4163337377

Project Reports

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Nov 3, 2020
Suitable menstrual products for people with Visual impairment?
As part of our engagement in the Tanzania MHM Coalition, we participated in a menstrual health awareness check-in with the Buigiri School in Dodoma, Tanzania. The students at Buigiri school have...
May 4, 2020
Periods DON'T STOP for Pandemics!
The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially tough on us because not only is the core of our programming education, but, in order to serve the lowest-income menstruators, we rely on community gatherings...
Jan 2, 2020
Introducing the Twende Initiative - Climate Launchpad National champion (Tanzania 2019)
In September 2019, our social business idea; the “Twende Initiative” was awarded first prize, and a ticket to represent Tanzania in the Netherlands, Amsterdam, at the largest global green...
 
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