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The Year 2016 in Retrospect

As we start another new year, #TeamGirlsExcel will like to give you a summary of our activities in 2016. We had great success as well as challenges in implementing our activities.

fundraising-pictureThe year 2016 began with the continuation of our crowd funding campaign to produce affordable, reusable, eco-friendly sanitary pads #ExcelPads in partnership with Women’s Worldwide Web (W4). Read More

Without sanitary towels, girls cannot go to school.

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.

Celebrating Menstrual Health Day in Cameroon

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 Girl in  School’ to create access to sanitary towels for girls in rural communities and refugee camps in Cameroon. To promote reproductive health education and engage policy makers by advocating for a better menstrual health policy in Cameroon.  The first phase of the project was implemented in Mabeta Fishing Station-Limbe, South West Region of Cameroon on may 27th,2016 under the theme ‘Menstruation Matters to Everyone, Everywhere!

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, 50 girls benefitted from atleast 6 months supply of sanitary pads in this community. To know more about the event, download the Girls Excel Report_May 28th_Event  here and feel free to email us (girlsexcelcameroon@gmail.com) your feedback about the report in particular and our work in general.