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Menstrual hygiene kits that were distributed.

On February 21st 2023, Uganda Red Cross Society distributed Menstrual Hygiene Management Kits to 143 girls and 7 girls at Rubondo Community Secondary School in Nakivale refugee settlement, Isingiro District. The kits comprised of a bucket, washing and bathing soap, kitenge ( A cloth to cover the sanitary pads and knickers once put under the sun) 1 meter of a rope for hanging the reusable sanitary pads and knickers , sanitary pads, nickers.

This was with funding from European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (EU ECHO) through a consortium of partners; International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - IFRC, Netherlands Red Cross and Austrian Red Cross.

Uganda Red Cross Society is implementing a couple of activities in Rubondo village, Isingiro District among which include; Emergency Latrine construction, Hygiene, Sanitation, Health promotion among the Refugees of Nakivale refugee settlement and host communities.

These are through our new program, the ECHO - PPP (Pilot Programmatic Partnership) Project, a collaboration between EU-ECHO & International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies – IFRC The PPP Pilotic Programmatic project is Implemented in 25 countries worldwide; 12 of them in Africa with Uganda as one of them.

The head of office Netherlands Red Cross Andrew Smith supporting the distribution of menstrual  hygiene kits in Nakivale Refugee settlement.

PPP comes with a special a focus on 04 Pillars; 1. Anticipatory Disaster Risk Management 2. Epidemics and Pandemic Preparedness (Health) 3. People on the Move (Refugees) 4. Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) - Multipurpose CASH for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

URCS Contacts

Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road.
P.O. Box 494, Kampala Uganda.
Tel:     (256) 414 258701
Tel:     (256) 414 258702


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