Photo Essay: Manyatta, Kenya Distribution

Photographer Laurie Nowling recently distributed DfG Kits in Kenya. This is her incredible story. In February of 2019, I was introduced to Davis and Sharon, a Kenyan couple working to fight poverty and educate children in the Manyatta slums. Sharon shared that the girls were going to great lengths to purchase period products. Many of the girls would stay home from school and would not be able to play their beloved soccer if they were on their period. I researched options and found Days for Girls! Sharon and I raised enough money for 100 kits. I purchased the kits from Enterprise owner Joyce Adisa. She and another enterprise owner, Jacob Oongo, took a matatu 45 minutes just to be there on the

Why We ❤️ LOVE ❤️ Washable, Reusable Period Products

At Days for Girls, our mission is to turn periods into pathways. We believe that no matter their life circumstances, girls and women deserve access to period products that allow them to chase their dreams and get back lost days of opportunity. When girls have the tools they need to manage their periods, they’re able to stay in school, avoid shame from menstruation, break barriers, and continue with life as usual. But many girls around the world face barriers when it comes to menstrual health. Thousands of girls don’t have a nearby store or market that sells pads — and even if they do, oftentimes they can’t afford them. Disposable period products add another factor to the equation: disposal.

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Days for Girls International 

PO Box 2622

Mt. Vernon, WA 98273

Telephone: 360-220-8393 

Phone hours: 9AM - 12PM PST​ Monday - Friday

501(c)3 number (EIN): 45-3934671

DfG Kit U.S. Patent No. 9,877,878

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North Salt Lake City, Ut 84054

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