Projects Awarded

Pads To Keep Them In School

This project aimed to empower underprivileged women and young teenage girls with the skills to produce reusable sanitary pads while also educating them about menstrual hygiene. The project does not only fight the challenges faced by refugee girls due to the lack of access to sanitary products but also aims to promote social justice and environmental sustainability.

— Details at a glance
Project Title Pads To Keep Them In School
Year 2023
Location Kiryandongo
Country Uganda
Genre Health & Education
Lead Name(s) Puri Goyo & James Achuli
Other Organisations N/A
Value $1,000
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Post-project comments:

The Pads to Keep Them in School has made a significant impact on the lives of female refugees in the Kiryandongo refugee settlement. By addressing period poverty and providing education on menstrual hygiene, this project has empowered girls to pursue their education and improved overall well-being. The environmental benefits of reusable pads are contributing to a sustainable future.