Menstrual Education gives girls in rural communities the building blocks to rebuild their lives and, eventually, their country.”
Mohcam is a nonprofit organization which promotes the rights of women and youths. Advoctes for peace,security and fights against all abuses. Mohcam empowers victims of violence with Leadership silks which Inspires,Motivates and Promotes social justice. Mohcam also propagates a culture of peace building in homes and communities Mohcam works with schools and communities and partners to make her dream a success.
In September 2015,Mohcam embarked on educating adolescent girls in schools and rural communities of Mubang/Ntasen,Widikum Subdivision,Boassa-Buea and also female inmates in the Buea central prison.From a survey conducted by Mohcam it was realized that 70% of Adolescent girls in rural schools and prisons have no access to Portable and Safe Sanitary Pads Products.
Mother of hope Buea visited to female inmates of the Buea central prison.To donate sanitary pads and other food items and also had an education talk on menstrual hygiene.Mohcam is concerned about improving the reproductive health of women and girls.
The Sanitary pads campaign is aimed at donating sanitary pads to 5Million underprivileged girls by 2020
– Improve school attendance among rural girls
-Provide rural girls with sustanible sanitary pads and comprehensive menstrual education
– Increase the self-esteem and creativity of rural girls to fight against poverty
The Sanitary Pads Campaign targets school-going girls from rural communities and prisons.Mohcam has distributed 550 free sanitary pads and Mohcam’s health magazine to all underprivileged girls in rural communities and schools in Cameroon.