Provide Sanitary Pads for 500 Girls in Tanzania

by Advocacy Initiative for Development (AID)
Provide Sanitary Pads for 500 Girls in Tanzania
Jul 13, 2022

Project Update

It is still a fact that one of the main problems faced by school girls in rural Tanzania is sanitation poverty. Pads are too expensive to buy on a monthly basis, causing absenteeism where girls stay at home rather than attending school when menstruating.

Also, many schools in rural areas in Tanzania have insufficient numbers of latrines, which are often poorly designed and maintained. For girls who are menstruating, these problems compound the difficulties posed by the inability to afford sanitary pads as well as cultural taboos around menstruation. As a result, many girls miss on average four days of school every month which is over a month in a year.

We know how challenging it is for poor families to provide sanitary pads for their girls in ensuring that they go to school with confidence when menstruating.  To help tackle such challenges, the organization opted to provide reusable sanitary pads that are more compelling to the girls because they are hygienically approved, affordable, high-quality, and reusable.

With funds raised on the GlobalGiving platform, and other sources, the organization distributed reusable sanitary pads to 20 girls as we continue to help girls stay in school and help them keep their hopes alive.

We say a big thank you to our partners and friends who continue to donate their hard-earned cash towards this project, we say a big thank you. Through your generous support, you are impacting the lives of children, especially the Girl Child in Tanzania. 

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Advocacy Initiative for Development (AID)

Location: Harrisburg, Pensylvania - USA
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Twitter: @AIDforAfricans
Project Leader:
Leila Mushtaq
Arusha, Tanzania, United Republic of
$2,600 raised of $5,000 goal
 
7 donations
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