Posts by Hannah Bansil

How do period supplies change lives?

In Ethiopia 1 in 4 girls reports missing days of school during her period.  In some situations this can be as much as four days in every month.  This leads to poor school performance and increases the likelihood of dropping out prior to graduation.  Lack of access to menstrual supplies and clean and safe water and sanitation…

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Community Led Monitoring

Universal free testing and treatment for HIV/AIDS is available in Ethiopia through a partnership between PEPFAR and the government health system.  Community Led Monitoring, CLM, serves to improve the availability, accessibility and delivery of this care through direct observation and provision of feedback at the local level.  In September of 2022 ACT received grant funding…

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