OUR MISSION IS TO provide menstrual health EDUCATION and Hygiene products TO girls in Ethiopia. 

A $10 donation provides 1 young girl with 18 months worth of menstrual Hygiene products.

Our STORY 

As a young girl growing up in Ethiopia, Darartu remembers how older girls would skip school for about a week every month. She never understood why until she moved to the U.S. at the age of 12  and had an “aha” moment: girls in Ethiopia lacked both feminine hygiene products and menstrual education, forcing many to skip large chunks of school every year. Since that realization, Darartu has been working hard to end period poverty in Ethiopia and help girls stay in school. 

67%

of Ethiopian girls report receiving no menstrual health education.

OUR WHY

51%

of Ethiopian girls miss between 1-4 days of school due to menstruation.

80%

of girls and women in rural areas of Ethiopia use homemade alternatives. 

Contact us:

Info@Bilisummaa.org 

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