Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Program

CVS-Tanzania is a non-profit organization leading the Menstrual Movement in rural Tanzania; we are changing the conversation around periods and providing kits to girls in need!

Girls in Tanzania face a myriad of Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) challenges, lack of information, products and services. They use  hygienic   materials   cow dung, sisal fibers, sand and dry leaves  to manage their menses during menstruation,  schools  lack sanitary disposal facilities. menstruation also  come  with pain and stress, forcing  girls  to abstain from school  for at least 4-7 days  a month and 48-84 days annually, impacting on their school attendance  and academic performances. Our vision is to ensure no girl misses school due to a lack of sanitary pads. Period!

We work  with  both public and private schools   from  urban, Peri urban  and in the rural country side    providing  them  with  SRHR  information, product  and services education in Tanzania. We are empowering capacity  of young girls and youth in  and out of schools  on sexual  and reproductive  health and Rights  including   comprehensive  sexuality education, menstrual hygiene management information, products and services, gender equality  and  family planning in  Tanzania.

 

One of our missions is to ensure NO girl misses school due to a lack of sanitary Pads, Period!