– Hygiene, Health care and Skills Training
Hellen who is in charge of the Hearns Kidsworld Centre, has not only for many years been involved in skills training for young girls, but has also constantly looked for more ways of touching and impacting the lives of young girls, in particular as far as health and hygiene are concerned.
So when she was introduced to the re-usable Sanitary Pad concept, she immediately saw the potential of not only introducing this to women and in particular young girls, but to combine the skills training with hygiene and health care training.
At present there are already two communities where the project is running, in Butere,
Kakamega (Western Kenya) and in Lodwar, Turkana County (Northern Kenya).
Hellen with some elders in Lodwar,
Training in Butere and Lodwar
Training young girls in Health care, Hygiene and in the making of re-usable sanitary pads
Kidsworld – Girlcare Prison Outreach
Girlcare Kenya – Hygiene, Health care and Skills Training
Hellen Mwashi who is in charge of the Hearns Kidsworld Centre
is always looking for opportunities to reach out to girls and young
women and having become aware of the lack of good hygiene in
the local women’s prison. Hellen immediately set out and obtained
permission to also train the female prisoners hygiene and in particular
also in training them to make their own re-usable Sanitary pad,
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Staying on track as we continue to pro-actively strive to not only
meet the needs of the Street Children, but to also give them
– a real HOPE and a real FUTURE –