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Friday, March 4, 2016

SANITARY PADS ENABLES CONFLICT AFFECTED GIRLS ATTEND SCHOOL REGULARY

RICNET under the project "Advancing the dignity of vulnerable children and youth" aims at supporting both in school conflict affected girls with scholastic material, sanitary towels, reproductive health and psycho social support and mentoring and out school conflict affected girls with vocational training, reproductive health and entrepreneurship skills, providing sanitary and training material .
some of the girls before receiving the material


As one of the activities of the project 20 girls were provided with sanitary and scholastic material at Semliki high school in Bundibugyo on 3rd March 2016. The aim of giving out these material is to enable girls attend classes even when they are in their periods and have no reasons of missing classes as result of lack of scholastic material.
Girls after receiving some of their material
The material were handed over to the mentor teacher Miss Muhimbo Margret who distributed them to the girls .Jane one of the girls  when asked how she felt she said she was very happy and that this would improve on her performance as she will attend classes all the time as its always had for her to get such material.