TGUP has made and donated close to 20,000 Save a Girl kits in seven countries: Kenya, Nepal, South Africa, Tanzania, Ivory Coast, the US, and Zambia. The vignettes below show when every single kit was distributed. It’s the human side of what it means to save a girl. 

Mweiga Primary School, Mweiga, Kenya
772 Kits: June 23, 2021
Deb Solio Secondary School, Kieni, Kenya
386 Kits: June 23, 2021
Mwihoko School, Nairobi, Kenya
764 Kits: June 11, 2021
Bangalachuli Women, Bangalachuli, Nepal
60 Kits: June 10, 2021
Women in Ghorahi Slums, Ghorahi, Nepal
165 Kits: June 10, 2021
Kori Women, Narayanpur, Nepal
90 Kits: June 10, 2021
Gachuiro Primary School, Karatina, Kenya
152 Kits: June 2, 2021
Pemuga School, Pemuga, Kenya
82 Kits: June 2, 2021
Kiangi Primary School, Kiangi, Kenya
113 Kits: June 2, 2021
Ngaini Primary School, Ngaini, Kenya
158 Kits: June 2, 2021
Ngaini Secondary School, Ngaini, Kenya
184 Kits: June 2, 2021
Kiamuiru Church, Kiamuiru, Kenya
354 Kits: May 9, 2021
KAG Church, Mweiga, Kenya
232 Kits: May 2, 2021
Amboni Primary School, Mweiga, Kenya
325 Kits: Feb 25, 2021
Josiah Girls’ School, Bukoba, Tanzania
500 kits: Feb 20, 2021

Kihuyo School, Kihuyo, Kenya
120 kits: Feb 18, 2021
Kiguru Primary School, Mweiga, Kenya
231 kits: Feb 12, 2021
Mary Mother Academy, Mweiga, Kenya
366 kits: Feb 12, 2021
Mwihoko School, Nairobi, Kenya
170 kits: Jan 27, 2021
Maragua-Lucy’s Place, Muranga, Kenya
515 kits: Dec 23, 2020
AIC, Thiririka, Kenya
217 kits: Dec 22, 2020

DID YOU KNOW?…..

  • More than 20,000,000 girls drop out of school every year because they cannot manage their period. It’s probably the greatest preventable waste of human potential in the world.
Endarasha Village, Kenya
505 kits: Dec 19, 2020
Kigumo Parish, Othaya, Kenya
235 kits: Dec 13, 2020
ADP School, Solio, Kenya
900 kits: Dec 3, 2020
Mukandamia Primary and Secondary Schools, Mukandamia, Kenya
127 kits: Nov 6, 2020
Ranch Village 4, Solio, Kenya
238 kits: Oct 17, 2020
Mwenji School, Mwenji, Kenya
213 kits: Oct 3, 2020
Ikumari Primary School, Ikumari, Kenya
450 kits: Sept 25, 2020
Irembu, Muranga, Kenya
200 kits: Sept 23, 2020

INTERESTING FACT…..

  • UNICEF says that investment in young women yields the highest return of all development spending.
Kiawara Young Mothers, Kiawara, Kenya
52 kits: Sept 20, 2020
Children’s Home, Goa Kieni West, Kenya
43 kits: Sept 17, 2020
Honi Sublocation, Honi, Kenya
485 kits: Sept 17, 2020
Embaringo-Kiamunyiru, Kenya
283 kits: Sept 15, 2020
Nyeri Full Gospel Church, Kenya
126 kits: Aug 28, 2020
Amboni Secondary School, Mweiga, Kenya
185 kits: Aug 18, 2020
Gatuanganga, Kenya
68 kits: July 1, 2020
Giakaibei, Gathehu, Kenya
465 kits: July 1, 2020

THE ARITHMETIC OF INFERIORITY

  • Half of the world’s population—the female half—live as second-class citizens.  It begins the moment a girl drops out of school because she will ever after have less education than the boys.
Chania Village, Kenya
150 kits: May 28, 2020
Hosannah Children’s Home, Kenya
50 kits: May 20, 2020
Majengo Slums, Nyeri, Kenya
133 kits: May 3, 2020
Majengo Slums, Nyeri, Kenya
216 kits: Apr 29, 2020
Majengo Slums, Nyeri, Kenya
50 kits: Apr 28, 2020
St George’s, Gatunguru, Gatarakwa, & Kimunyuru Schools, Kenya
333 kits: Mar 18, 2020
Rware High School, Rware School, Kenya
405 kits: Mar 6, 2020
Gyansindu School, Nepal
40 kits: Feb 28, 2020

WHEN AN ADOLESCENT GIRL DROPS OUT OF SCHOOL…..

  • She’s more likely to be sold as a child bride or sold into the sex trade.  Even in the best cases, she faces relentless sexual predation, with few adults around to protect her. 
Dang Valley College, Nepal
120 kits: Feb 28, 2020
Shree Gyanjyoti School, Nepal
20 kits: Feb 28, 2020
Shree Secondary School, Tulsipur, Nepal
48 kits: Feb 27, 2020
Shree Saraswati School, Ghorahi, Nepal
101 kits: Feb 26, 2020
Shree Goraskhya Ratnaneth School, Nepal
40 kits: Feb 26, 2020
Rukenya School, Kenya
325 kits: Feb 26, 2020
Mugumo Girls’ School, Kenya
915 kits: Feb 26, 2020
Mugunda School, Mugunda, Kenya
421 kits: Feb 20, 2020

ECONOMIC DATA ARE CLEAR, AND UNCLEAR…..

  • Higher national income is associated with lower discrimination against females.  What’s unclear is which causes which. 
Kiahuko Primary School, Kiahuko, Kenya
108 kits: Feb 20, 2020
Muringato Primary School, Muringato, Kenya
75 kits: Jan 29, 2020
Hill Farm Primary School, Nyeri, Kenya
102 kits: Jan 29, 2020
Kirimara Primary School, Kirimara, Kenya
85 kits: Jan 29, 2020
Chania Primary School, Chania, Kenya
87 kits: Jan 29, 2020
Kingongo Primary School, Kingongo, Kenya
167 kits: Jan 29, 2020
Gaikundo Village & Schools, Gaikundo, Kenya
328 kits: Oct 18, 2019
Nyaribo Secondary School, Nyaribo, Kenya
123 kits: Oct 18, 2019

CRAZY BUT TRUE…..

  • Women are still discriminated against in many countries and societies because they menstruate.  Females shouldn’t be discriminated against just because humans need to procreate.    
St. Anne Girls School, Githunguri, Kenya
220 kits: Oct 3, 2019
Tambaya Primary School, Tambaya, Kenya
147 kits: Sept 12, 2019
Tambaya Market Ladies, Tambaya, Kenya
45 kits: Oct 12, 2019
Shining Star Primary School, Tambaya, Kenya
65 kits: Oct 12, 2019
Mara Camp, Maasai Mara, Kenya
6 kits: Aug 15, 2019
Little Sisters Children’s Home, Kieni, Kenya
91 kits: Aug 3, 2019
Muthangira Primary School, Muthangira, Kenya
49 kits: July 31, 2019
Tharua Primary School, Tharua, Kenya
106 kits: July 31, 2019

HOW TRAGIC…..

  • In Ivory Coast, only 2% of all girls graduate from high school.
Ramuria Primary School, Ramuria, Kenya
89 kits: July 31, 2019
Githage Secondary School, Githage, Kenya
50 kits: July 29, 2019
Kirichu Women, Kirichu, Kenya
15 kits: July 2, 2019
Muthangira School, Muthangira, Kenya
6 kits: June 28, 2019
Sirima Primary School, Sirima, Kenya
55 kits: June 28, 2019
Kabendera Primary School, Kabendera, Kenya
131 kits: June 24, 2019
Muhoya Secondary School, Muhoya, Kenya
84 kits: June 20, 2019
Setidevi School, Pharping, Nepal
96 kits: June 17, 2019

SICKENING BUT TRUE…

Some girls are forced to “buy” sanitary supplies by providing sexual favors to “sellers.”  It’s the only way they can avoid missing a week per month of school.

St. Anne School, Mukurweini, Kenya
67 kits: June 14, 2019
Sirima Primary School, Sirima, Kenya
33 kits: June 3, 2019
Nyeri Small Business Ladies, Kabendera, Kenya
34 kits: May 28, 2019
Mugaka Primary School, Mugaka, Kenya
95 kits: May 23, 2019
Githura Primary School, Githura, Kenya
102 kits: May 23, 2019
Mugunda Primary School, Mugunda, Kenya
97 kits: May 23, 2019
Thaithi Primary School, Kirimukuyu, Kenya
55 kits: May 14, 2019
Karima School, Karima, Kenya
32 kits: May 5, 2019

THE WORLD BANK SAYS: …..

  • Girls with more education:  have fewer sex partners; marry later; have fewer children; see that they are better educated; have better vocational options; and contribute more to their communities. 
Kirichu School and Orphanage, Kiruchi, Kenya
110 kits: May 5, 2019
Thika Women’s Prison, Nairobi, Kenya
300 kits: Feb 9, 2019
Dang Area Schools, Dang, Nepal
300 kits: Jan 13, 2019
Githwariga School, Karatina, Kenya
77 kits: Jan 11, 2019
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Ngandu Primary School, Karatina, Kenya
60 kits: Jan 10, 2019
Thaithi Primary School, Kirimukuyu, Kenya
85 kits: Jan 10, 2019
DEB Muslim Primary School, Nyeri, Kenya
178 kits: Jan 10, 2019
Srijana School, Nepal
200 kits: Sept 21, 2018
Naro Moru School, Naro Moru, Kenya
210 kits: Sept 1, 2018

UNBELIEVABLE BUT TRUE…

In Nepal, some remote areas still practice ‘chaupadi’ where women are banished to animal sheds for the duration of their periods. 

San Francisco Battered Women’s Shelter, San Francisco, USA
25 kits: July 18, 2018
Kiganjo Women, Kiganjo, Kenya
150 kits: May 30, 2018
Gikumbo School, Karatina, Kenya
40 kits: May 30, 2018
Eucarbet Academy, Kisuki, Kenya
60 kits: May 30, 2018
Kihatha Secondary Schools, Kiganjo, Kenya
30 kits: May 24, 2018
Iriani Women, Kiganjo, Kenya
30 kits: May 24, 2018
Kihuyo Secondary School, Kiganjo, Kenya
100 kits: May 24, 2018
Nyeri Farm School, Nyeri, Kenya
30 kits: May 24, 2018

MORE ARITHMETIC OF INFERIORITY…

Developing world women earn on average only 40% of what men make.  This makes women heavily dependent on men.  Part of the reason is that they almost always have less education than do men.  Keeping them in school helps narrow this gap. 

Irembu School, Kaharo, Kenya
70 kits: May 24, 2018
Shantivarsha Schools, Nepal
100 kits: May 21, 2018
Irembu School, Kaharo, Kenya
107 kits: Mar 28, 2018
Itara School, Ichagaki, Kenya
107 kits: Mar 28, 2018
Ngungu School, Kirinyaga, Kenya
88 kits: Mar 21, 2018
Gachika School, Kiganjo, Kenya
100 kits: Mar 21, 2018
Bonde Women, Kisumu, Kenya
40 kits: Oct 31, 2017
Nyeri Farm School, Nyeri, Kenya
20 kits: Oct 18, 2017

MUSCLES OF DESTINY…

As a nation’s work shifts from physical to intellectual, the inherent advantage men have declines.  Keeping girls in school is the best way to narrow the global gender-equality gap.

Kihatha Primary School, Niganjo, Kenya
40 kits: Oct 9, 2017
Reya Gona Area Girls, Tembisa, South Africa
220 kits: Sept 27, 2017
Bright Star School, Mwea, Kenya
30 kits: Sept 15, 2017
Gikumbo Primary School, Karatina, Kenya
30 kits: Sept 15, 2017
Ngungu Secondary School, Kirinyaga, Kenya
80 kits: Sept 15, 2017
Women from Jikaze Slums, Nyeri, Kenya
20 kits: Sept 8, 2017
Eucarbet Academy, Kirinyaga, Kenya
30 kits: Sept 15, 2017
Sunrise Tetu School, Kahuno, Kenya
40 kits: Sept 8, 2017

ROOTS OF DISCRIMINATION RUN DEEP…

Discrimination is not just economic or cultural.  Every major religion in the history of the world has discriminated against women because of menstruation. 

Nyeri Farm School, Nyeri, Kenya
20 kits: Sept 8, 2017
Mbuluyenji School, Mambwe, Zambia
500 kits: Sept 5, 2017
Malpi School, Panauti, Nepal
100 kits: June 24, 2017
Nepalaya School, Kathmandu, Nepal
100 kits: June 23, 2017
Apiwe, Tembisa, South Africa
45 kits: June 12, 2017
One Heart Worldwide, Nepal
100 kits: May 30, 2017
John Wesley Home, Kempton Park, South Africa
100 kits: June 24, 2017

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