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The Pandemic’s Impact So Far

The Pandemic’s Impact So Far

Photo: Imprezza School in 'normal' times As the pandemic continues, here’s a brief update of what’s been happening within the communities we know and the partners we work with in Kenya, and the affect on our work.  With schools closed for so long and only recently...

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Eradicating Poverty 2020

Eradicating Poverty 2020

image: Brian Otieno The theme for the 2020 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is to work together to achieve social and environmental justice for all. Poverty is multidimensional, so many factors feed into it and our Power Of Pads project does not have...

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International Day of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child

The theme for this year’s International day of the Girl Child is 'My Voice, Our Equal Future” which focuses on girls' demands to have freedom from violence, improve their skill building and progress their potential to become leaders of their generation (UNICEF,...

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Say Hello To NuFlo

Say Hello To NuFlo

‘Half the planet bleeds - we should never have to compromise our health and wellbeing because of our period’. So says Sherine Maas, Founder of Nuflo, the online retailer of reusable and organic menstruation products, and we’re proud to say, a partner of Friends of...

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Meet Our Partner Charity

Meet Our Partner Charity

We’d like to tell you more about our partner charity Operation Imprezza and how the pandemic has been affecting their work.  They are, like us, a small UK based charity that has supported the establishment of, and now the operation of Imprezza Academy in Western...

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International Day of the Charity

International Day of the Charity

On Saturday 5th September, it’s International Day of the Charity & you may wonder what’s it all about. Well, it was started to encourage people around the world to help others by volunteering and doing charitable activities. So how can you get involved? There are...

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International Youth Day 2020

International Youth Day 2020

There are 1.8 billion young people (10-24 years old) in the world and the majority live in developing countries. The theme for this years International Youth Day is Youth Engagement for Global Action. The United Nations has  political change in mind, but looking...

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Sustainability of Reusable Pads

Sustainability of Reusable Pads

Access to sanitary products is a basic right for girls and women around the world. However, in many developing countries, including Kenya, period poverty is prevalent. Not only are sanitary products expensive and therefore inaccessible to girls living in poverty, but...

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What Your Donation Can Do?

What Your Donation Can Do?

A relatively small amount of money can be life changing in rural Kenya. By donating whatever you can afford, will really help us to provide grants of a few hundred pounds to women to start pad making businesses which in turn will help them to support their families....

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