So at the very last minute we have connected with a local sewing group that has been making hygiene packs for “Days for Girls”. Not only do girls get a gift pack of re-usable menstrual pads, underwear, soap, and carrying bag- I will become an facilitator to host educational workshops for girls on reproduction, hygiene, puberty, health, sexuality, abuse, etc.
The girls have to attend the workshop before getting their pack. One of the main outcomes is that girls can stay in school and instead of being ashamed are empowered.
I just registered for the training program and look forward to diving in once we are settled in TZ. The kits will be squeezed into the Boma Africa container that is shipping out in 2 weeks. What a perfect complimentary program to Boma la Mama!