AKGIS Peer Mentors Training

Always Keeping Girls in School (AKGIS) project, is a project funded by Procter and Gamble and implemented by Tabitha Cumi Foundation with the aim of supporting 1500 marginalized in school adolescent girls with sanitary pads and to educate them on Menstrual Hygiene Management to reduce absentiseem.

Participants on the project at the event

TCF ED during her welcome speech to the peer mentors

Tabitha Cumi foundation hosted a training program for peer mentors on the 3rd of November 2021 at Blue Hills, Kado Abuja. In attendance were two peer mentors (girls) from each of the AKGIS implementing schools in the FCT and their Guidance Counsellors

TCF team during the training sessions with peer mentors

A cross section of peer mentors and their Guidance Counselors

The peer mentors training was for the purpose of training the selected girls on the Flow Guide (MHM manual) to step down the training to other girls in their respective schools. It was an interesting time of interacting with AKGIS beneficiaries out of the usual school setting.

Panel of judges during the debate on ‘Myths, Misconception and Taboos around Menstruation’

Participants during the debate

Participants contribute and ask questions

A cross section of participants, ED TCF and team members

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