The start of menstruation is a major event in a girl’s life. Some girls greet those first drops of blood with joy or relief, while others feel confused and scared. Whatever the reaction, the arrival of the first period holds the same meaning for every girl: It’s proof that she’s becoming a woman.
Shining Star integrates Mentoring, reproductive health and menstrual hygiene management and scholarships to enable marginalized girls in Kenya to complete their educational journey and become productive members of the society who can then pay it forward. We have saved Hundreds of School days for more than 4,000 at-risk adolescence girls.