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September 2021

EcoSmart Uganda is hosting an online discussion about Menstrual Hygiene.

EcoSmart Uganda is hosting a Menstrual Hygiene Management Education session online. Menstrual Cramps, Menstrual Disorders, and the Menstrual Cycle are just a few of the sub subjects that will be explored. Hon. Rossette Nanayanzi, who works for the Ministry of Education and Sports, Dr. Elizabeth Kemigisha, a Lecturer at Mbarara University of Science and...

Periods In Pandemic

Uganda confirmed her first positive case of the new COVID-19 pandemic in March of last year as reported by various platforms including As people became increasingly concerned, scared, and panicked, Uganda's Government decided it would be prudent to place the country on partial lockdown, followed by complete lockdown. While these efforts were credited...

June 2020

March 2020

EcoSmart hosts students from Tottori University

On March 10th 2020, EcoSmart Uganda was privileged to host 14 students from the University of Tottori in Japan. This visit was organized by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to allow the students an opportunity to learn about Uganda and some of its locally made products. EcoSmart Uganda is currently supported by UNFPA Uganda...

October 2019

An Innovative Solution for Menstrual Hygiene

In 2016, Noel Aryanyijuka was a student of biomedical engineering at Makerere University. As part of her internship, Noel and two of her fellow interns were tasked to identify health challenges affecting people in Mbarara district, western Uganda.  One of the greatest challenges, they discovered, was around menstruation; girls and women in the community...

February 2019

UNFPA and Kao Corporation join hands together to create a better future for vulnerable Ugandan girls

UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) Uganda and Kao Corporation, a Global consumer products and chemical company, forged a partnership agreement on 1st February 2019 to implement a social change initiative of menstrual hygiene management in Uganda. The joint project, “Menstrual Hygiene Improvement Project in Uganda,” is aiming for zero girls missing class due to their...