Keeping Girls in School

Days for Girls has received generous support from Rotary Clubs of Madison, WI, and Tema-Meridian, Ghana. In partnership with the University of Wisconsin, Madison and led by our Center staff, DfG will distribute 3,000 DfG Kits to school girls in Ghana. Ghana, like many other areas of the world, has a great need for menstrual hygiene solutions. A 2012 study found that over 90% of girls in rural areas of Ghana reported missing school during menstruation. (Montgomery et al, 2012) This is one reason why supporting Micro-Enterprises in more rural areas is so important! One key component of the Rotary project will be monitoring and evaluation. Days for Girls team members will be measuring absentee

Ghana Expedition

One opportunity to see the impact of DfG Kits firsthand can be found through DfG Expeditions. In the past, DfG has offered Expeditions to Uganda and Nepal. In May, a new group of Days for Girls adventurers set out for Ghana to visit the Center in Accra, work with a Micro-Enterprise in Northern Ghana, and to enjoy a few days of rest and relaxation. Above: The Ghana Expedition, led by Jennifer Ting (second from right), with Founder and CEO Celeste Mergens. The group started out in Accra with the Days for Girls Center. Centers are larger management hubs that train Micro-Enterprises and oversee the Micro-Enterprises' supply chain. Micro-Enterprises provide Kits on a community level, and are more

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