Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Pads For Girls In Needy Area

women all over the world dread the monthly menstruation especially those living in the rural or remote areas where pads accessing it is not easy or its expensive for them to buy.menstruation period is also stressful to girls going to school with no pads some fear walking while others who may have experienced an embarrassment of the red patch on their cloth during this period. For girls in Turkana,hope is rekindled as catholic diocese of Turkana and the united nation have come to their aid.the girls are given a small bucket in it are woven pads that they can use and wash them to re-use again. the pads cost sh.120 and the girl will be able to be confident and not worry about the periods thanks to the two institution that came to their help


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Turkana, Kenya
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