Tag Archives: periods

Assembly at Watford Girls Grammar

Great assembly at Watford Girls Grammar. Thank you to all the Year 10 girls and Mrs Smith who have raised over £4,000 for the sanitary protection project in The Gambia, and have supported us to replicate the project in Sierra Leone too. Lots of raffles, quizzes and an eating competition! July 2019.

Training in Sierra Leone

Sanitary pad making training happening today in Makeni, Sierra Leone, a partnership working in action, the Steve Sinnott Foundation, with the Gambia Teachers Union and the Sierra Leone Teachers Union. Wonderful to have the project and skills acquired being shared! May 2019.

Teacher Training in The Gambia

Teacher Training in The Gambia last weekend. Teachers from the Gambia Teachers Union have now trained over 160 teachers across 6 regions in The Gambia. They have also trained 10 community groups, including young mothers. The scheme is enabling women and girls to manage their periods with dignity, maintain a healthy lifestyle and most importantly attend […]

GIRLS IN THE GAMBIA ARE MISSING 48 SCHOOL DAYS A YEAR…

  …BECAUSE THEY DON’T HAVE ACCESS TO SANITARY TOWELS. LET’S FIX THAT. Our Campaign to provide Sanitary Protection for girls in The Gambia is now LIVE. Please take some time to read about it here, and DONATE if you can! For just £20 we can get even closer to our goal of £4000, and make […]