The Feasibility Study Responding to a clear need revealed by one of the Femlead Girls Workshops, Femlead commissioned a feasibility study to determine how possible it would be to set up a small unit to make disposable sanitary pads using local raw materials and local labour. The aim was to distribute sanitary towels [...]
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Workshop 5b We Need To Do This Together PARTICIPANTS Date: July 2017 Theme: "We Need To Do This Together" OBJECTIVES Educate parents, guardians and the community at large about the challenges faced by young girls Get these people to support and engage in the Femlead [...]
Workshop 5aDealing with Peer Pressure PARTICIPANTS Date: July 2017 Theme: "Dealing with Peer Pressure" OBJECTIVES To identify ‘good’ behaviour.How to build a strong characterHow to deal with peer pressureHow to deal with pressure from the community KEY ISSUES DISCUSSED What is Right or wrongOpenness versus SecrecyMoving past [...]
Workshop 5Reaching my Full Potential PARTICIPANTS TEACHERS Date: April 2017 Theme: "Reaching my Full Potential" OBJECTIVES Review key issues discussed in last three workshopsSensitizing girls to learn from their past mistakesStrengthening the student forumSelecting a team of girls who will be trained to mentor fellow colleagues at school and [...]
Workshop 3My Continuing Self Worth PARTICIPANTS TEACHERS Date: July 2016 Theme: "My Continuing Self Worth" OBJECTIVES To further embed the topics which were addressed in AprilIncrease trust and awarenessSet up structures whereby the girls can continue their journey towards empowering themselves and each other, at school and at homeDevelop [...]
Workshop 2 My Self Worth PARTICIPANTS TEACHERS Date: April 2016 Theme: "My Self Worth" OBJECTIVES To empower the girl child with life skills Encourage girls to not settle for mediocrity but strive for excellence. To awaken the mind set and attitudes of girls towards a [...]
Workshop 1I am a girl, I too can fly PARTICIPANTS TEACHERS Date: July 2015 Theme: "I am a girl, I too can fly" OBJECTIVES To ignite positive change among the girls in order to nurture a generation of purpose driven, innovative and passionate young women KEY ISSUES [...]