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150 menstrual kits were delivered to the Pokot tribe in January 2020. Mrs. Kim, one of the local missionaries in Kenya, is working with the Mini Moon Project to educate women and teenagers about the dangers of female genital mutilation and establish a correct understanding of their bodies.
Menstrual kits were distributed to menstruators from the age of 10 all the way to 40. Educational workshops regarding menstrual taboos are still being held to this day, and the Mini Moon Project is hoping to expand the support to other areas of Kenya as well.
150 menstrual kits to high school girls in the Laos Vocational Center have been donated through the Vocational Center principal. For the Laos Vocational Center, the Mini Moon Project expanded the works to not only provide them with menstrual kits but also support their education by donating $4000 for scholarships. With the Mini Moon Project Scholarship, 5 girls in the Laos Vocational Center have been able to continue their university education in 2021.
@seoul, south korea
100 menstrual kits to girls in the Yongsan Orphanage have been delivered in March of 2019.
Along with the distribution of menstrual kits, the Mini Moon Project invited a family medicine doctor to have a 2-hour educational workshop session. The education workshop was hosted mainly to advocate for menstrual literacy. It involved information such as but not
limited to the menstrual cup, menstrual taboos,
misunderstandings of women's bodies, and
The session was active and engaging -
with girls playing trivia, solving puzzles, and
having a mini Olympic game regarding the topic.
The Mini Moon Project and Cup For Change have collaboratively donated menstrual cups and reusable pads to the Aahwahan Organization, educating and empowering women between the age of 18 to 22. The Aahwahan Organization is an NGO involved in promoting the welfare of the economically backward sections of society across various sectors in Bangalore. Cup For Change visited the organization to educate and deliver 300 menstrual kits (including educational materials) supported by the Mini Moon Project.
@johannesburg, south Africa
300 menstrual kits were additionally delivered to Mrs. Kim in June of 2021, which were distributed throughout tribes in areas of Johannesburg. From these resources (menstrual kits and educational materials), a lot of the tribe women have been able to demystify menstruation and destigmatize their bodies. Along with Mrs. Kim, the Mini Moon Project created and planned additional educational workshops regarding female genital mutilation (FGM), a cultural practice that was still occurring in rural areas of South Africa. Thanks to the works of Mrs. Kim and the local NGO volunteers, the cultural practices of FGM are slowly becoming eradicated and perceived as an "immoral" practice.
Especially during the pandemic, acquiring menstrual products
have been difficult for girls in
Thailand. Our educators have
stated that these girls struggle
to obtain not only menstrual
products but also basic
sanitary items, like toilet paper
and towels due to price
inflations. According to their
reports, over 50% of the girls and women in town did not have enough menstrual products to use throughout the day. Considering the situation, with the support of the Mini Moon Project, the educators visited each of the girl's homes and distributed the menstrual kits. Educational sessions were, unfortunately, unable to be held due to the severity of the pandemic, hence educational comics were individually attached to the kits.