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    Weʼve raised £190 to help fund my trip to Nepal with girl-guiding NWE to teach about the menstrual cycle and to help develop schools in remote communities

    Blackburn, United Kingdom
    Funded on Thursday, 23rd August 2018

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    Did you know that in many remote communities around the world women and girls are discriminated against because of their periods? In some remote Nepalese communities girls and women are sent away to ‘period huts’ because they are believed to become unclean when menstruating.

    Stylist: Meet the heroic teens battling period taboos in Nepal

    Next Summer 12 girls (including me) and 3 leaders will be travelling to Nepal with Girl Guiding NWE to trek to schools, helping to develop and to teach them about the menstrual cycle in an effort to break the taboo. For the trip each of us has to fundraise £2200, this money will fund our transport, insurance, kit, living expenses and food.

    I really appreciate the opportunity for my own personal experience, and to make a difference to support young women like myself and education in an area not as priveliged as we are in the UK.

    Thank-you for taking the time to visit my page and I appreciate any help you can provide.

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      14

      • Allison Felipes

        Allison Felipes

        Feb 5, 2018

        Best wishes Ellen X

        £10.00

      • Sophie Barnes

        Sophie Barnes

        Jan 26, 2018

        £10.00

      • Denise Brogden

        Denise Brogden

        Jan 21, 2018

        £10.00

      • Marina Wilson

        Marina Wilson

        Oct 7, 2017

        Good luck Ellen xx

        £20.00

      • Sally Eismont

        Sally Eismont

        Oct 7, 2017

        I love that you're part of this and really proud. What a wonderful thing you are doing to help these people! Time to break the taboo of menstruation throughout the world.

        £10.00

      • Denise Brogden

        Denise Brogden

        Oct 7, 2017

        Good Luck Ellen.

        £10.00

      • Michael Connell

        Michael Connell

        Sep 12, 2017

        £10.00

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      Ellen Rintoul

      Ellen Rintoul

      Blackburn, United Kingdom

      I am raising money to fund my trip with Girlguiding North West England to Nepal in Summer 2018 where I will be teaching communities about the menstrual cycle and helping to develop schools

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