BENEFITING: DAYS FOR GIRLS INTERNATIONAL
WHAT IS IN A DAYS FOR GIRLS KIT? ▶DRAWSTRING BAG ▶ Moisture BARRIER SHIELDS ▶ ABSORBENT LINERS ▶ WASH CLOTH ▶ TRAVEL SIZED SOAP ▶VISUAL INSTRUCTION SHEET ▶ ZIPLOC FREEZER BAGS Communities in Philadelphia PA. , Jenkintown PA. Pottstown PA., 77 nations on 6 continents, reversing the cycle of poverty in a simple, direct, effective way: We help women have access to sustainable feminine hygiene. One of the major causes of disempowerment of girls in poverty is their monthly cycle. Many girls cannot afford feminine hygiene products and as a result, cannot attend school. A girl absent from school due to menstruation for 4 days of every 28-day cycle loses 13 learning days, the equivalent of two weeks of learning every school term. Studies show that every year of schooling increasing a girl's future earning power by 10 to 20 percent, allowing her to break the cycle of poverty. There are millions of girls and women worldwide who suffer days of isolation, infection, and exploitation due to this single issue-- it will take all of us to reach all of them.