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Weʼre raising £1,500 to Enable 200 girls in Kenya to attend school throughout 2018!

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Every year millions of girls around the world are unable to attend school for one week of every month due to their menstrual cycle. This is because, they do not have the means to buy pads or any other sanitary products. Therefore unable to leave their homes during that time of the month. On a trip to Kenya, I had the privilige of meeting a courageous young woman with limited financial means, who supports a small number of girls on a monthly basis. Enabling them to go to school and receive the same level of education as their male counterparts. I wanted to help, but was unsure how this could be achieved on an ongoing monthly basis.

I have researched many options and until now, have been unable to find a sustainable solution to assist on this relatively small scale. I was introduced to Mary Namagambe the founder of 'She for She' a small business that currently supports women in Uganda and more recently in The Gambia. 'She for She', employ local women to manufacture reusable pads, that last up to 12 months. Packaged in waterproof bags to allow the young women to use and store until a convenient time to clean.

To view a campaign run by She for She https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vj8IW1Siirg&t=8s

200 girls in Kenya have been identified to recieve support for the duration of 2018. There is an issue with access to clean water, so the money raised will cover both disposable and reusable pads, as well as hygiene workshops delivered to all 200 girls; this is to educate and enable the young women to use the products in an environment where clean water is scarce.

I will be travelling to Kenya and will form part of the team carrying out the hygiene workshops. I will report first hand on who will be receiving the pads. In return for your support, I will provide updates on the manufacturing process, hygiene workshops and feedback from recipients. Updates will be shared on this page and with everyone who provides an email address.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me tanya@girls2school.com

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    • Samantha Trimmer

      Samantha Trimmer

      Mar 31, 2018

      Tanya, I believe that as you have helped these young girls, your reward shall be great. It demonstrates the love of our father, who is interested in every detail of these girls lives. God bless you.

      £100.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Mar 4, 2018

      My yhvh continue to bless you in his endeavour

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 12, 2018

      Well done Tanya!

      £10.00

    • David Hood

      David Hood

      Feb 8, 2018

      You are a legend!

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 31, 2018

      You are doing a great work Gods hand is upon this xx

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 30, 2018

      Saw you at city gates on Saturday, you're an inspiration.

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 29, 2018

      What a great cause! Safe journey IJN

      £20.00

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    Tanya Robinson

    Tanya Robinson

    London, United Kingdom

    Civil Servant working in the Criminal Justice sector - In 2016 I travelled to East Africa and witnessed first hand young women who were unable to attend school due the most natural process for a woman. I have been on a mission ever since to try to help.

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