Girl Child Hygiene to donate sanitary products to Akuse Methodist JHS

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Girl Child Hygiene is set to donate sanitary products to young girls from JHS 1 to 3 at the Akuse Methodist JHS in the Eastern Region on February 10, 2023. 

The donation forms part of the core mandate of the organization and its aim to fight Sex for Pads canker in society. 

The initiative which started in 2021 has seen more than 3,000 young girls receive sanitary products to lessen the burden they face during their periods. 

 Akuse Methodist JHS is a public school located in the community and houses more than 1,000 students from primary through to JHS. 

The donation will be graced with the presence of Portia Goh is a Public Relations Officer working with Shai Hills Resource Reserve (Forestry Commission).

A graduate from the Ghana Institute of Journalism with years of experience in Communications, marketing, tourism hospitality and management, content creation and social media management.

She’s passionate about using her acquired communication skills to research, educate and communicate relevant information in the best possible and practicable way.

She’s also an advocate for women empowerment and is dedicated towards empowering women and influencing policy makers to create a safe space for women in every little corner they find themselves.

As part of the initiative to contribute to the achievement of the SDGs in Ghana, Girl Child Hygiene carrying out these projects to contribute to SDG goals 3,4 and 5.

Speaking ahead of the donation, the Founder Amos Ekow Coffie has stated that, the donation is not just it but also the organization is working assiduously to finish up its current research and also work along with stakeholders and companies that are willing to help fight against the canker and support the young girls. 

“We are making an impact in the lives of young girls in all the communities we have been to, and I know the good Lord is watching us and seeing what we are doing to change the narrative of the girls in society. We are not just donating and that’s it we are working on a lot of projects and research, we will be launching our new research soon, and we believe that when the government sees it they will have a change of mind on the high taxes they have imposed on sanitary pads in the country,” he said.

He also said, “we are open to working with anyone who wishes to come on board and support us to make life better for these young girls in the rural areas of Ghana.”

He expressed his gratitude to everyone and called for more help. 

“I want to say a very big thank you to our international partners and donors for their support and encouragement since we started this project, please don’t stop continuing to support us and let’s make an impact together,” he added.

Girl Child Hygiene is a leading charity organization aimed at providing sanitary products to young girls of reproductive age across Ghana and also educating them on menstrual flow/hygiene to lessen the burden they face during menstruation and to contribute to the achievement of SDG goal 3, 4 and 5. 

Please follow us on all our social media handles via @girlchildhygiene

Thank you.







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