ABOUT OUR WGAR
Who We Are
Women-Girls Alive Rwanda is on a mission to empower 1000 women by 2025 through
Women-Girls Alive Rwanda, WGAR, is a passion led social initiative that is transforming the lives of women (teenage mothers) in the rural areas of Rwanda through the production of reusable sanitary pads, skilling and economic empowerment strategies..
Women-Girls Alive Rwanda is on a mission to empower 1000 women by 2025 through leveraging and adapting select indigenous knowledge systems to understand the culture and context of life in rural communities. This is being achieved through education, food security and nutrition, economic empowerment, health and hygiene.
For the girls in school
Encouraging girls in STEM
WGAR is working with a pilot group of young girls in the G.S. Bugoba School in Kamonyi Rukoma. We began our conversations with understanding the interests and lives of the girls selected to be a part of the WGAR girls club.
Why we do what we do
Benefits of Menstrual Health Education
Menstrual Education isn’t just for girls, its for everyone. It’s important that the whole family and every member of community understands the cycle of life and the need to ensure that our women and girls have access to clean, hygienic products and that they are understood around that time of the month..