Machakos County school-going girls to benefit from free sanitary pads initiative

The First Lady poses with her gifts to the girls at Makivenzi Girs' Sec School.

In an initiative launched the Machakos County first lady Lilian Ng’ang’a Machakos school-going girls have their school time sorted. The first lady said she will provide sanitary pads and panties to girls across the county to ensure they stay in school.

Ms. Lilian called on other interested partners to join hands with her to restore the dignity of the girl child and improve on the performance as she would be more comfortable to concentrate in class.

The Machakos first lady launched the initiative recently at Makivenzi girls Secondary School in Yatta.

The initiative also seeks to mentor the young girls and model them into becoming better individuals in the society.

She said she will incorporate other matters such as talking to the girls on matters personal hygiene, career guidance, talent enhancement and mentorship programs.

Girls celebrate after getting the free sanitary towels.
Girls celebrate after getting the free sanitary towels.
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