Proceeds from the marathon are to go into buying materials for making sanitary pads.
25% of the girls and women in rural settings recycle old clothes while others use traditional materials like backcloth, banana fibers, papers ...
Many girls become timid after their first period because they lack knowledge on the subject
Around 60 percent of young women aged between 16 and 24 years do not have access to sanitary pads
“We build incinerators in schools and health centres, with the first one being constructed at Shimon Core Primary Teachers’ College, before rolling it...
In Uganda, 1 out of 2 girls report missing one to three days of school per month due to menstruation
In Buhweju district the girl child dropout rate in the district stands at 40%
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