Health  Uganda Project #29448

Procure Sanitary Towels for 1,000 Girls in Kampala

by Turget Uganda

Summary

In patriarchal communities of Kampala suburbs, women issues are neglected. Girls children enrolled in upper primary school suffer from lack of appropriate menstrual health management practices, facilities and materials. The project will eliminate stigma and discrimination resulting from women's natural process of monthly menstruation. It will eliminate negative cultural beliefs associated with women natural body growth, development and rights. Project will procure sanitary towels, knickers

$110
total raised
3
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year

Challenge

In patriarchal communities of Kampala suburbs, women issues are neglected. Girls children in upper primary school suffer from lack of appropriate menstrual health practices, facilities and materials. It is a result of culture, policy and income at family level and has resulted into high dropout rates and failure to benefit from free Universal Primary Education provided by Government. TURGET UGANDA will provide appropriate menstrual health for girls in upper primary to reduce dropping outs.

Solution

The project will procure sanitary towels and knickers for 1000 girls enrolled in upper primary schools and living in suburbs of Kampala City. Train 100 boys enrolled in school with girls' in girls' body growth, development and rights. Train 1000 girls in proper menstrual health management, body growth, development and rights. Provide clean water for menstrual health management, practices, and facilities at school and encourage parents to support girls in monthly menstrual period and management.

Long-Term Impact

Project will eliminate stigma and discrimination resulting from women's natural process of monthly menstruation. It will eliminate negative cultural beliefs associated with women natural body growth, development and rights. It will enable 1000 girls enrolled in upper primary school living in suburbs of Kampala city manage their monthly flows with dignity. It will provide appropriate menstrual health for girls in upper primary to reduce dropping out of school among girls in suburbs of Kampala.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

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Organization Information

Turget Uganda

Location: KAMPALA - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​www.turgetuganda.org
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @TurgetUganda
Project Leader:
Kiconco Grace
KAMPALA, Uganda

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