woman in Twaweza Workshop Girls and Winnie after the workshop The Twaweza Workbook teaches female anatomy Girls receiving their Femme Kits

Femme International

Org #17992
Vetted since 2017
2013
year founded
$15,616
raised on GlobalGiving
11
months fundraising
0
projects funded

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
Team
Rachael Ouko, Jennifer Rubli
Organization Information
http://www.femmeinternational.org
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769 Rock Road
RR2
Oxford Mills, ON K0G1S0
Canada
4163337377

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 4534212788
Organization Information
http://www.femmeinternational.org
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
769 Rock Road
RR2
Oxford Mills, ON K0G1S0
Canada
4163337377

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 4534212788

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work.

Apr 11, 2018
Monitoring & Evaluation Report
The Twaweza Program combines education, conversation, and distribution to reduce menstrual stigma and empower girls to stay healthy and in school, thereby improving their quality of life. Providing...
Dec 12, 2017
Menstrual Health for Girls in East Africa - Project in Tanga
Since Femme International joined GlobalGiving, our team has been working hard to make our goal a reality.  Our team traveled to Tanga, on Tanzania's coast, to deliver the Twaweza Program to our...
 
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