Led by Tracy Owusu Addo and Menaye Donkor Muntari, Brave and Sincerely Ghana Limited have partnered on a unique project to end period poverty of the girl child in Ghana. Both parties are convinced their strength together will help achieve the desired results. The project takes off with a round table talk with girls to better understand their needs with regards to their menstrual needs,menstrual hygiene and sexual reproductive health.
The Project dubbed ‘End Period Poverty’ project seeks to provide free sanitary pads and promote menstrual hygiene among girls in Ghana with those from underprivileged communities the primary targets. Sincerely Ghana Limited headed by Menaye Donkor Muntari has already provided 1000 sanitary pads for the commencement of the project with an assurance of more coming later.
The general objective of the ‘End Period Poverty’ agenda is to bring to light the challenges most young girls face in dealing with the dynamics of their menstrual cycles. Both organizations are immensely convinced the initiative will encourage young Ghanaian women to aspire and be empowered to help grow one another and also learn skills that will go a long way to boost their careers.
CEO of Brave, Tracy Owusu Addo, looks forward to being a hub for young Ghanaian women within 17 and 25 and in Senior High school and the university. Brave offers them the opportunity to which enables them to set higher standards for themselves with a strong belief in fulfilling their entrepreneurial dreams and aspirations. Brave, has a line up of programs for the year which includes Masterclass, the launch of a monthly magazine, campus tours and an annual summit for the girl child.
It further aims to provide quality menstrual hygiene products at affordable prices, to also become the voice of authority on the continent and ultimately, the world on the issue of menstruation. Brave also seeks to give women an ear and a voice and own what makes them women. And seeks to train women to raise their girl child with better knowledge and confidence.