For those of you interested in the menstrual health movement, Days for Girls has a new podcast! Our workshop produces washable menstural pads in Tanzania, providing period dignity, and making possible for girls to stay in school while they are having their periods. Check it out!
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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”
Postpartum Pads & FAME Africa
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!”