School Club in Session Femme Branded Mask Photo Femme Branded Mask Photo Twaweza participants - During the workshop

Femme International

Org #17992
Vetted since 2017 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2013
year founded
$40,332
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
Sia Towo
Sia Towo
rachael Ouko
rachael Ouko
rachael Ouko
rachael Ouko
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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Jul 12, 2021
Updates from East Africa - Post Pandemic Living
Menstrual Health Management education continues to be our priority here in East Africa. The pandemic largely affected, and continues to affect tourism, the source of livelihood for many communities in...
Mar 3, 2021
Here's how to impact Menstrual Health in E.Africa!
Hi friends! We are settling in well to the new year, but just like everyone else, in recovery mode from, 2020 and the eruption of COVID-19! which affected our activities at Femme...
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...
 
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