Project Dignity visits Embo school

2016-11-22 06:00
Photo: supplied Among the pupils at the event (front, from left) Nadine Wright (City Hill Church), Sue Barnes, Bongi Msomi (SA netball captain), Brenda McCann and Mooi Mtwethwa (City Hill Church).

Photo: supplied Among the pupils at the event (front, from left) Nadine Wright (City Hill Church), Sue Barnes, Bongi Msomi (SA netball captain), Brenda McCann and Mooi Mtwethwa (City Hill Church).

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AS part of the City Hill Nation Changers Project, Subz Panties and Pads and Project Dignity visited the Gwadu Zenex Primary School at Embo last week.
This was the last activation for this project for 2016.

It was a fantastic morning with the Grade 6 and 7 girls as they were a delighted to spend time with Sue Barnes from Subz, who spoke to the girls about menstruation and what is happening inside and outside their body.

The girls also listened to a motivational talk by SA’s national netball captain, Bongi Msomi, who is also an ambassador for the Girls Only Project.
Msomi came dressed in her SA netball kit to show the girls that they can achieve whatever their goals are, but said they just need to stay in school and keep their focus.

Mooi Mtwethwa from City Hill also chatted to the girls about keeping focus and reaching their goals as well as helping with translating to ensure the young girls understood everything they were being taught about puberty, menstruation and how to use and care for their Subz packs.

Each young girl was given a Subz Panties and Pads menstrual management kit, which includes two panties and six washable and reusable sanitary pads that will last for three years.

Barnes thanked principal Mr Zaca and Mrs Maphumulo of Gwadu Zenex Primary School for being so welcoming and encouraging of the Dignity project.

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