From Lynn Marlow @ TemboHeart Project: I’m so happy to report that we have gone beyond our project goal for this year! Our first menstrual kit distribution and educational meeting took place September 9 at Osotwa Primary School at Endulen village and 43 girls are received their kits and education.The girls gathered in a classroomContinue reading “TemboHeart Project Update”
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Period Poverty in Tanzania
This is a very thorough article by CNN on the need to address menstrual hygiene in Tanzania. The timing is impeccable as we just launched our Days for Girls enterprise. In the west we are fighting tampon tax, here we are simply fighting for access to menstrual health products. A package of pads (8pads) costsContinue reading “Period Poverty in Tanzania”
Menstrual Health Kits going to Osotwa Primary, Ngorongoro!
So pleased to have our first order of Moskito Pads heading to a group of Maasai girls at Osotwa Primary School at Endulen, Ngorongoro. These are deluxe kits with underwear, soap, transport bag, ziplock wash bag, drawstring backpack, washcloth, 2 pantyliner, 6 everyday pads, and 2 overnight pads. Thank you to TemboHeart for making thisContinue reading “Menstrual Health Kits going to Osotwa Primary, Ngorongoro!”
Teaching women to make their own washable menstrual pads!
In August 2020 2 of our amazing tailors headed to Simanjiro District to teach the women there to make their own menstrual pads. The feedback was amazing and they really like the “Overnight” pads as they felt there would be NO risk of leaking through to their clothes. This was such a gift for ourContinue reading “Teaching women to make their own washable menstrual pads!”
Pads for The MaaSae Girls Lutheran Secondary School
So pleased that we could produce 350 pads kits for MaaSae Girls Secondary School!
Postpartum pads & FAME Africa
Over the years, Days for Girls has learned that our DfG Heavy Flow Kit works not only to help women and girls manage their menstruation, but is also a wonderful answer to help women also manage the bleeding they have after childbirth (lochia) that can be very heavy and generally lasts about six weeks and sometimes evenContinue reading “Postpartum pads & FAME Africa”
Masks4Millions & PPE
Our workshop was very busy during the covid outbreak in Tanzania. We produced over 3000 masks as well as coveralls, aprons and boot covers that were used to keep health care workers safe. We were also lucky enough to donate 500 masks to our local health centres. Our tailors were amazing and through trial andContinue reading “Masks4Millions & PPE”
See us at the Market!
We have registered for the Mesula Arusha Farmers Market! We will be there for the first time on Sep 5th, 2020. This is the first time having a location in Arusha. We will bringing soap to sell but let us know if there is anything else you need!
We are proud to produce quality cloth pads which provide a solution to period poverty in Tanzania. Young girls miss a lot of school days because they don’t have access to pads during their periods. We provide a solution that gives girls dignity and allows them to stay in school. Not only school girls benefitContinue reading “Moskito Pads”