KYEMPAPU in partnership with the Sylviassisters ,Global Social Network Uganda, Sahara Charity organisation organised this years Global Menstrual Hyigine Day in Mbulire and Mirembe Muslim Secondary Schools both located in Kitanda Sub county on the 28th May 2021.
The organisation had a long day of activities which included tree planting in both schools, training on how to make reusable sanitary pads, how to use and manage washable towels and how to use and manatain Biosand filters.
There were speakers from different partner organisations as well as a Mid wife from the District- attached to Butenga Health centre.
The organization distributed 350 kits and underwear to all the girls in those two schools.
The MHM interventions were under the theme .Periods in the pandemic , time for action and together we can end period stigma by 2030
The major aim of the day’s events was to break the silence, raise awareness and change negative social norms surrounding menstrual hygiene around the world.
The team took the students through the importance of proper hygiene and why they need to keep the sanitary pads as a private property and not share them with anyone not even their sisters.