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Femme International

Org #17992
Vetted since 2017
2013
year founded
$48,470
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
769 Rock Road
RR2
Oxford Mills, ON K0G1S0
Canada
4163337377
Organization Information
769 Rock Road
RR2
Oxford Mills, ON K0G1S0
Canada
4163337377

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:

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...
Apr 8, 2022
Menstrual Education Through School clubs
GlobalGiving Quarterly Report Introduction  The first quarter of the 2022 is already done and we at Femme are ready than ever before to keep on thriving and breaking every single menstrual taboo...
 
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