Girls Excel bracing the odds to promote reproductive health in Ndu
Without sanitary towels, girls cannot go to school.
I just wanted to tell you how much I am using your teaching on Menstrual Hygiene Management to impact hundreds of girls here. Teaching at the Nkambe Field Youth camp last Thursday, where more than 70 girls were touched by the teachings emanating from a man. It was awesome and I thank God for Girls […]
Celebrating Menstrual Health Day in Cameroon
GIRLS EXCEL’S SANITARY KITS ENSURE ACCESS TO EDUCATION FOR RURAL GIRLS IN CAMEROON For many adolescent girls in rural communities in Cameroon, access to proper sanitary pads and menstrual hygiene e… Source: Without sanitary towels, girls cannot go to school.
Starting the conversation about Menstruation
The 28th of May is commemorated every year as Menstrual Hygiene Day. The event was initiated by WASH United to serve as aneutral platform for bringing together individuals, organizations, social businesses and the media to create a united and strong voice for women around the world. To commemorate this year’s edition of the event, Girls Excel launched a new project called ‘Donate a Pad and Keep a […]
Donate A Pad & Keep A girl in School
Menstruation is still a taboo topic in our Cameroon society. This shouldn’t be the case. Menstruation is a vital part of girls and women’s lives. It is a natural aspect of girls lives that should be treated with respect and dignity because it is a human right. We are sharing this beautiful poster made by […]
Donate to Girls Excel Fundraising Campaign
What is it about? In April 2016, Girls Excel launched a new campaign called ‘Donate a pad and keep a girl in school’. This ONGOING campaign kicked off in April with an appeal of support on social media to raise 500 packets of sanitary pads to be donated to girls in rural communities and […]
Donate through this link The Challenge In addition to having to live with the damaging taboo that surrounds menstruation in Cameroon, many girls and women there struggle every month just to manage their periods hygienically, something that many of us take for granted. Lacking access to basic sanitary and hygiene products or facilities, women are […]