Re-usable Sanitary Pads for Rural girls

by Lizza Kawooya
Created Sep 25, 2020 | Ongai Sub-county, Nwoya Distrct, Northern Uganda.
22,000.00 raised of 1,200,000.00 goal 1.83%
  • 3 Donations
  • 7 days left
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It breaks my heart that in 2020, women and girls around the world especially in low-income countries like our very own Uganda, continue to be held behind because of their menstruation.

Some cultures in Uganda consider menstruating girls 'contaminated,' 'dirty', and 'impure.'
Women and girls in particular those in rural settings suffer the most from stigma and lack of facilities to help them during their menstrual periods.

The stigma attached to menstruation or the inability to afford period products stops girls from going to school, putting them more at the risk of entering child marriages, experiencing an early pregnancy, malnourishment, domestic violence, and pregnancy complications.

Poor Menstrual Hygiene Management propels inequality by limiting the extent and ways in which girls and women can participate in the public sphere.

With a small contribution of UGX 10,000 or $3, you can bless a girl child in Ongai sub-county, Nwoya District, Northern Uganda with a pack of re-usable sanitary pads and bars of soap.

PS: A pack of re-usable sanitary pads contains 6 pads. Each pad can be relatively used for 12 months (1 year).

Let's eradicate Poor Menstrual Hygiene Management together bit by bit in Northern Uganda.

Donate to:
+256783017060 - MTN
+256701441225 - Airtel
Please share with me your e-mail address so that you can receive a receipt of your donation as well as a report at the end of the initiative.

Empowering a Woman, Empowering the World.

Project Lead,
Lizza Kawooya.
My Voice Podcast Host.
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous donated Shs4,000
  • Mukisa desire
    Mukisa desire donated Shs8,000
  • Hadijah k
    Hadijah k donated Shs10,000

    For the future of a girl child

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