It is estimated that three out of 10 girls in South Africa miss school during their periods each month. Due to this, young women from under-served communities often skip school and miss out on educational opportunities.
As part of its efforts to reverse these shocking statistics, Vuma, South Africa’s leading Fibre to the Home (FTTH) provider, has partnered with several schools in Tshwane to provide free sanitary pads to schoolgirls.
“Girls can be subjected to stigma or miss school due to difficulty managing their menstrual hygiene. Access to menstrual health products is a human right and this partnership with Vuma is just one way in which we can ensure that girls go to school with…
South Africa Education News