Mifuko Trust

Girls and sanitation

Girls

Have you ever not gone to school or work because of the period? Perhaps because of cramps and pain, but less likely because you were not able to afford a pad or were too shy to tell your parents you need one. Many African girls face this problem on a daily basis. 

Compost and cultivation

The ecological dry toilet in Jane Mutala’s yard is well up and running, and the first batch of self-produced compost has been left to cure in the sealed toilet chamber. At the end of this winter the compost should be ready to be used on the nearby fields!