GlobeMed at the George Washington University

GlobeMed aims to strengthen the movement for global health equity by empowering students and communities to work together to improve the health of the impoverished around the world. Through involvement today, students commit to a life of leadership in global health and social justice. GlobeMed at GWU specifically aims to improve the health of the impoverished in solidarity with our Partner RVCP, a grassroots organizations in Southern Rwanda, through self-sustainable programs.
Buy a Pad, Keep a Girl in School
 
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The lack of sanitary pads and panties in a young girl's life can lead to significant absences in school and work.Unable to afford these necessities, girls will often use dirty rags or mattress pieces instead. GlobeMed, along with nonprofit Set Her Free, is collaborating on a reusable sanitary pad project to target this issue. The reusable sanitary pad project will teach girls how to sew and distribute reusable pads to rural schools. Buying a pad helps keep a girl in school! project reportread updates from the field
Establish Tailoring Center; Empower Ugandan Women
 
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Globemed at The George Washington University partners with Set Her Free, a non profit based out of Kampala, Uganda, to empower young women of Uganda to become self-sustaining by providing a safe environment, education, and rehabilitation. Many factors including gender discrimination relate to an overall lower social status and lack of economic self sufficiency of women reducing their power to act independently.

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