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Research Paper: Effect of health education on Menstrual Hygiene and health seeking behavior among Rural and Urban Adolescents

Introduction: Health promotion programmes presume that providing knowledge about causes of ill health will go a long way towards promoting a change in individual behaviour, towards more beneficial health-seeking behaviour. However, there is growling recognition that providing education and knowledge is not sufficient in itself to promote a change in behaviour. Hence, this study sought CONTINUE READING

Research Paper: A Review on Attitudes towards Puberty Among Adolescents Girls.

More than twenty online studies were reviewed to study the attitudes towards puberty of adolescent’s girls. It was found that for the last few years, there was no difference regarding attitudes between rural and urban participants. The review of various studies revealed that the knowledge of puberty and sexual health among the female adolescents of CONTINUE READING

Caring4Girls sanitary pads aiding sustainability of schoolgirl outreach programme

BY: TRACY HANCOCK CREAMER MEDIA CONTRIBUTING EDITOR To support the distribution of sanitary pads to schoolgirls across South Africa and ensure their continued education, non-profit organisation Imbumba Foundation’s Caring4Girls programme has recently launched its own locally manufactured range of feminine hygiene products. “It is imperative that as an organisation we remain relevant and sustainable for the CONTINUE READING

Research Paper: Building Social and Economic Assets for Girls aged 10-14 Years in Kibera and Wajir County

Many adolescent girls in Kenya face considerable risks and vulnerabilities that affect their education status, health, and general well-being. The Adolescent Girls Project in Nairobi and Wajir delivers multi-sectoral interventions for over 5,000 girl’s ages 10–14 in two marginalized areas of Kenya: 1) Kibera slums in Nairobi and 2) Wajir County in Northeastern Kenya. READ CONTINUE READING

Issuu – Kindness Magazine – Ain’t no mountain high enough to help

“Our people have continuously demonstrated the spirit of togetherness and so we call upon them, to once again, help us through these trying times and try to shape a positive narrative that would see us through this period and beyond” – Richard Mabaso READ FULL ARTICLE

Metro Newspaper – “Shame” a thing of the past for girls at Khayelitsha secondary school

MISSING school or carrying a sense of shame will be a thing of the past for young girls at Zola Secondary School in Khayelitsha after a donation and commitment to support them with sanitary pads for the rest of the year. Imbumba Foundation, together with Fourways Acon, visited the school yesterday to hand over six CONTINUE READING

Tshwane Sun Mamelodi Article

Good samarithans partners to keep a girlchild in school

BIG SAVE Competition Terms & Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS By participating in the Caring4Girls and BIG SAVE Competition, entrants agree to the rules set out below:   Rules This competition is limited to all legal residents and citizens of South Africa, with the exception of the following people: 1.1 directors, members, partners, promotional and advertising agents, merchandisers, employees or consultants of CONTINUE READING

Caring4Girls pads feature in the Big Save Easter promotions

International Women’s Day: Imbumba Foundation’s Caring4girls Menstrual Hygiene Programme takes a gaint leap towards sustainability, by entering the retail space with two innovative csi partnerships: West Pack Lifestyle and Big Save Stores

#EVERYPACKHASASTORY #CARING4GIRLS Today, the 8th of March 2021, Imbumba Foundation’s #Caring4Girls Sanitary Pad Programme, founded 10 years ago, with the aim of keeping the girl child in school, will hit the shelves with its own brand of sanitaryware in partnership with West Pack Lifestyle and Big Save Stores. This a bold step in strengthening its’ CONTINUE READING