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Echo Network Group donates sanitary products to girls in Meru through Red Cross

To be distributed in informal settlement

In Summary

• The girls will now have four months’ supply of sanitary materials.

• Among those who supported the initiative are Kotex and local philanthropists.

Echo Network Africa Group CEO Jennifer Riria and Redcross Kenya deputy secretary general Annette Msabeni
Echo Network Africa Group CEO Jennifer Riria and Redcross Kenya deputy secretary general Annette Msabeni
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Echo Network Africa has donated 200 ENA dada packs and seven toto care boxes for teenage mothers to Kenya Red Cross to be distributed in informal settlements in Meru.

The girls will now have four months’ supply of sanitary materials. The products  were received by Red Cross Kenya deputy secretary general Annette Masabeni at Echo Network offices in Nairobi on June 5.

Among those who supported the initiative are Kotex and local philanthropists.

Meru county government's Gender and Development office will also assist in distributing the packages.

To date, ENA has distributed 2,388 packets of sanitary towels, 1, 248 panties, and 55 information guides to 650 girls since 2019

Echo Network Africa Group CEO Jennifer Riria displays the sanitary products
Echo Network Africa Group CEO Jennifer Riria displays the sanitary products
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Echo Network Africa advocacy cordinator Juddy Chebet
Echo Network Africa advocacy cordinator Juddy Chebet
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Echo Network Africa M&E officer Margaret Mbugua
Echo Network Africa M&E officer Margaret Mbugua
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Echo Network Africa ICT officer Kevin Kiprop
Echo Network Africa ICT officer Kevin Kiprop
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Red Cross Kenya programme manager for Protection and Gender Inclusion Li Matemu
Red Cross Kenya programme manager for Protection and Gender Inclusion Li Matemu
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Echo Network Africa programme manger Cynthia Amondi
Echo Network Africa programme manger Cynthia Amondi
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