Students in Wakiso District have been sensitized and tipped on how to keep their hygiene, especially girls.
Some of those who benefited from free hygienic materials on top of being educated on how to maintain proper hygiene in and after school include needy students of Canan High school in Wakiso.
Speaking at the event held at the School campus, Robert Kikomeko Tumusabe, the Chief Executive Officer of Maisha African foundation asked students to not only focus on passing exams ,but should also be disciplined as it’s one of the keys to success.
“Discipline at school starts with respecting your colleagues, teachers and members of the surrounding community. Many people are educated but are not learned.”
Kikomeko pointed out that they decided to help these needy children after realizing that lack of items like sanitary pads affects their performance in class.
“When they are lacking such necessities some may spend a number of days without attending class in fear of embarrassments,” he added.
Milly Nassolo the Legal and women’s affairs at Maisha Africa asked the young generation to always remain focused on their goals with trust in God no matter the challenges they may face.
“Everybody can change the world regardless of your family background, body structure and age provided that you are focused.”
For the girls she asked them not to feel inferior to boys because we were all created equal by God
The boys were advised to desist from bullying their female counter parts on top of laughing at them during their Menstruation periods.
On receiving items which included reusable Sanitary towels, Detergents and other scholastic materials, Bonny Frank Kaggwa the Director of the school appreciated Maisha Africa for having chosen his school and asked them to continue supporting the school.
At the same event students were equipped with skills of improving and realizing their talents on top of sensitizing them on how to hygienically handle their scientific body changes.