Organization:

Meals4Hope

Meals4hope promotes and supports projects that help communities feed the children in some of the poorest areas in Venezuela.

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Project Location:

Mérida and Anzoátegui States, Venezuela

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Objectives:

Promote and support the proper management of menstrual hygiene for girls and women from poor areas in 2 states of Venezuela, defend their right to health, a dignified life, and increase their development opportunities.

This objective is fulfilled through four components, each with specific objectives and activities to accomplish the goal.

Education: Provide information and guidance on menstruation and promote menstrual hygiene practices for girls and adolescents in communities and schools.

Production: Support the creation of at least two women’s productive units to produce ecological reusable sanitary pads.

Humanitarian Assistance: Provide access to adequate menstrual hygiene supplies for girls and women in ‘menstrual poverty’ situation

Human Rights Advocacy: Create safe spaces for girls, boys, youth, and adults to talk about menstruation, normalizing the topic of menstruation and combating misconceptions and stigma.

Make the situation of menstrual poverty in Venezuela visible and promote the defense of women’s right to menstrual health.

Beneficiaries:

  • Workshop participants: 600 people.
  • Production units: 6 women.
  • Beneficiaries of dignity kits: 500 women and girls.
  • Participants in advocacy campaigns: 500 people.

Status:

On Going

Sector:

 Health

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Dates:

1st Agreement: November 2021 - April 2022

Grant:

Under US $10,000

Reports:

Complying with the agreement brokered by Bastion between the donors and Meals4Hope, the organization sends reports about the execution process and about monitoring.

You can find the final report here (in Spanish).