We are entering the evaluation phase in Namibia

In September we launched My Period is Awesome - Namibia together with our partner Womens Action for development (WAD). Present at the launch was:

  • Veronica De Klerk. Retired WAD Executive Director.

  • Salatiel Shinedima. Executive Director WAD.

  • Ms Sanet Steenkamp. Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture. 

  • Hon. Juliet Kavetuna. Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services. 

  • Her Excellency, Ambassador Cecilia Juhlin. Swedish Ambassador Namibia. 

  • Carin Lann. Director of Wise Economy. My Period is Awesome - Sweden. 

  • Dr Martin Mwinga. Chairperson of the board of directors WAD.

  • Tatiana Sikwila. Project Manager of My Period is Awesome - Namibia.

  • Thulani Velebayi. Program Manager Sonke Gender Justice. My Period is Awesome partner in South Africa.

  • Susan Barnes. Founder of Project Dignity. My Period is Awesome partner in South Africa.

The menstrual cup company Organicup donated 1000 menstrual cups to the project.

WAD has implemented the program in five schools in the rural areas of Windhoek. The schools are: A.Shipena, Chairman Mao, Cosmos, Mount View and Goreangab. The project is now in the evaluation phase and we expect the final report to be ready by June.

Photos: Ulf Lundquist.