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This year, 1 in 4 girls will miss school because they don’t have period supplies. Together, we can break this cycle.
Your donations help Sylvia's Sisters put quality period products into the hands of those who need them in the Richmond region as well as rural Uganda, ensuring that no one has to miss a day of school or work because of a lack of period supplies.
Half of the world’s population menstruates. But two out of every five menstruators struggle to afford basic hygiene supplies.
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Girls who cannot safely manage their periods may miss class, fall behind in their studies, and drop out of school. Without an education, they are more likely to marry and have children at a young age.
To date, Sylvia's Sisters is honored to have purchased or made and distributed:
Period products to menstruators in Virginia
Kits to women and girls in Uganda
This is only possible with your generous contributions.
We work to provide sustainable supplies to women in Uganda. In Virginia, we lobby for legislation to lower taxes and provide period supplies in school, and give basic necessities to communities in need.