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All Girls Deserve an Education, Period.

Organized by: Alana Bennett

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The Red Tent Project Update
March 24, 2017

Hello lovely supporters of The Red Tent Project! Wanted to give you all a long overdue update on the project and our strategy moving forwards: See More

THE STORY:

Imagine if you were shamed for menstruating, if your school did not have a toilet, if you could not afford supplies, and you had to resort to using items such as rags, newspaper, bark and leaves. Would you feel comfortable? Would you feel confident enough to go to school?  

The United Nations calls unsanitary menstrual hygiene protection an overlooked problem that hinders the achievement of universal gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls, Goal 5 in the United Nations' millennium development goals.

Studies show that young women miss up to 20% of their schooling because they fear embarrassment, shame, and stigma during menstruation. These feelings stem from the following issues:

  • Menstrual hygiene products can be prohibitively expensive
  • Many schools don’t have toilets or basic sanitation
  • There is still a cultural stigma to having your period
  • Lack of access to product for women and girls

All girls deserve an education, period. The Red Tent Project aims to do just that. Educate young women about their periods and provide them with the products needed to give them the confidence to finish school, follow their dreams, and to rise and thrive in their communities.

Imagine the global impact!

So, why menstrual cups? They're:

  • Reusable
  • eco-friendly
  • made of 100% medical grade silicone
  • last up to 10 years (through high school and university)

Our work: we’ve partnered with education focused NGOs so that each girl and young woman will receive an individual menstrual cup, visual and written instructions, plus in-person education on reproductive health.  We will partner with local educators, leveraging the knowledge already present in community, helping to empower the next generation of students.

For every $50 donated, 5 cups are provided

... this means five young women young women will be able to attend school classes regularly and receive education about their reproductive health.

Give the gift of education, freedom, and health.  Please donate now to help change a young woman’s future.

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To learn more about The Red Tent Project and our partners, please visit us at projectredtent.org 

Should you feel inclined, we would love if you shared this initiative on your social platforms! Connect with us on facebook!

$5,115

 

102% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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  • Anonymous and proud!

    $50

  • Stephen Page

    $50

  • Michelle Rickards

    $100

  • Amanda and Romy

     

  • Manon Paradis

    $100

  • Hayley

    $15

  • Anonymous

     

  • GOOSE

    $25

  • Barbie and Robyn

    $50

  • Leah Holloway

    $50

  • Sarah Prosser

    $25

  • Mary

     

  • Sarah A. Friend

    $100

  • Brooke Delves

    $100

  • Susan Catchuk

    $25

  • Clarissa J

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Greg Klaassen

    $35

  • Elizabeth Walker

    $50

  • Sasha

    $50

  • Janet Thomas

    $100

  • Jennie Alexis

     

  • Emily Young

    $50

  • Grace Dunford

    $15

  • Jennifer Wosk

    $25

  • Jennifer Wosk

    $25

  • Laura Brandle

    $25

  • Isabelle S

    $100

  • Savanah

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Murphman86

    $150

  • Maria Driscoll (Amanda's Mom:))

     

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Lauren & Katie

    $100

  • Caroline Cook

     

  • Brianne Oliphant

     

  • Mary O"Herin

    $15

  • Dan S

    $500

  • Hayley

     

  • Edmund

    $15

  • Amber

    $25

  • Micky B

    $25

  • Claire

    $50

  • tina koopersmith

    $500

  • Verena Pelletier

    $100

  • Aaron Metta

    $50

  • Alana Banks

    $100

  • M

    $50

  • Red Tent rules!!

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Marcy Hett

     

  • Sasha

    $50

  • Danielle Gregori

    $10

  • Anonymous

    $15

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $15

1 year ago

Danielle Gregori

Danielle Gregori

DONATION: $10

In memory of Grandpa John, who lived the very best life the very best he could. 1 year ago

Sasha

Sasha

DONATION: $50

Safe travels 1 year ago

Marcy Hett

Marcy Hett

1 year ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $20

1 year ago

Red Tent rules!!

Red Tent rules!!

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

M

M

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Alana Banks

Alana Banks

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Aaron Metta

Aaron Metta

DONATION: $50

Education, support and empowerment to all of our precious girls. 1 year ago

Verena Pelletier

Verena Pelletier

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

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