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Closed Improve Menstrual Hygiene Management in rural areas

United for Hope is an NGO committed to empower women in India which live in marginalized rural areas. With projects in the field of hygiene, we help them to achieve a healthy and dignified life.

T. McCartney from United for Hope e.V.Write a message

About the problem 

Driven by a passion for equality, United for Hope is creating more dignified, inclusive and safer living conditions in rural India through a Smart Village approach. Women and girls face numerous challenges, enduring domestic violence, child marriages, and sexual abuse. Caused by dominant patriarchal norms: these are still accepted and passed on to the next generations, creating an endless cycle of oppression

Our solution
Menstruation is a process which every women has to deal with, yet lack of awareness about it results in the persistence of harmful and dangerous practices. 
Our project encompasses 2 elements: the first focuses on awareness workshops for girls, boys, and teachers on Menstrual Hygiene Management and Gender Sensitivity; the second ensures access to adequate WASH facilities in schools to help girls to manage menstruation
We aim to target 10,000 students and 350 teachers, creating a more supportive and inclusive environment in 100 schools and related communities. 
What you can do

All of your donations will directly fund our Menstrual Hygiene Management and Gender Sensitivity project - you can make a difference for as little as: 
·      15€ will cover the cost of preparing, printing and distributing informative material in schools: flyers, posters and illustrations
·      25€ will cover the cost of 5 workshops: training material, trainer's salary, resources for Monitoring and Evaluation, educational material for schools, 
·      45€ will provide 2 schools with appropriate WASH facilities: training for school administrative staff, trainer's salary, dustbins & soap, educational material, resources for Monitoring and Evaluation resources 
·      90€ will provide 5 schools with appropriate WASH facilities: as above. 
Each donation, however small, has the enormous potential to transform the lives of women and girls in rural India. 

Thank you!
The United for Hope Team

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