Preparations are ongoing towards Bra Dea Foundation’s next project.
The Sunyani-based charity organization is planning to distribute about 5,000 sanitary pads to female adolescents in deprived areas in the Bono Region.
Dubbed ‘Her First Period’, Strytyzm, a clothing brand in Sunyani has teamed up with Bra Dea Foundation to make this project a successful one.
The Co-Founder of Strytyzm, Clement Bobie Ansah, otherwise known as Sir Vintage, expressed delight in his outfit’s partnership with Bra Foundation on a laudable project like this during a chit-chat with Newshuntermag.com.
Not long ago, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bra Dea Foundation, Michael Edwards Kwasi, detailed why it is important for the foundation and its partners to educate female adolescents in deprived areas on menstrual hygiene.
He Wrote: “Practices related to menstruation hygiene are of major concern as it has a health impact; if neglected, it leads to toxic shock syndrome, reproductive tract infections (RTI), and other vaginal diseases. Poor genital hygiene negatively affects adolescents’ health…
“It’s as result of this, that we getting health Professionals to educate these female adolescents on how to clean themselves in their menses and distribute not less than 5000 pieces of sanitary Pads to them..
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