Keeping Girls in School, One Period at a Time July 31st 2015 Ok, I know I said in the last blog the pass-out was my favourite day of the summer, but that’s not entirely true anymore. It WAS my favourite day until we got to go to a primary school and teach girls how to use and sew reusable menstrual pads.
So here’s some background on this story:
Way back in May, Laura and I visited Kihwa Primary School in the Nyamuyanja community to drop off s ... read more
Africa » Uganda » Western Region Uganda achieved independence from the UK in 1962. The dictatorial regime of Idi AMIN (1971-79) was responsible for the deaths of some 300,000 opponents; guerrilla war and human rights abuses under Milton OBOTE (1980-85) claimed at least another 100,0... ... read more