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Meet Our Partner Charity

Meet Our Partner Charity

We’d like to tell you more about our partner charity Operation Imprezza and how the pandemic has been affecting their work.  They are, like us, a small UK based charity that has supported the establishment of, and now the operation of Imprezza Academy in Western...

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International Day of the Charity

International Day of the Charity

On Saturday 5th September, it’s International Day of the Charity & you may wonder what’s it all about. Well, it was started to encourage people around the world to help others by volunteering and doing charitable activities. So how can you get involved? There are...

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International Youth Day 2020

International Youth Day 2020

There are 1.8 billion young people (10-24 years old) in the world and the majority live in developing countries. The theme for this years International Youth Day is Youth Engagement for Global Action. The United Nations has  political change in mind, but looking...

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Sustainability of Reusable Pads

Sustainability of Reusable Pads

Access to sanitary products is a basic right for girls and women around the world. However, in many developing countries, including Kenya, period poverty is prevalent. Not only are sanitary products expensive and therefore inaccessible to girls living in poverty, but...

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What Your Donation Can Do?

What Your Donation Can Do?

A relatively small amount of money can be life changing in rural Kenya. By donating whatever you can afford, will really help us to provide grants of a few hundred pounds to women to start pad making businesses which in turn will help them to support their families....

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World Population Day 2020

World Population Day 2020

World Population Day came into being in 1989 and the initial aim was to raise awareness of population issues. In 2020 the focus is on the pandemic and how this is affecting different aspects of communities. Like all countries affected by Covid 19 Kenya has had to lock...

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The Impact of the Virus on Girls

The Impact of the Virus on Girls

With the world in the middle of the COVID 19 pandemic it's difficult to know specifically how it is affecting girls and women in Kenya. What we can presume is, it will not be making their menstruation experience any easier. We do know that all the schools have closed...

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Into the Future

Into the Future

In 2013 Friends of Buburi put in place a strategic plan for handing over the complete running of the clinic to the Community Based Organisation by 2020. This means the clinic will be fully run and managed by the community for the community.  The appointment of a...

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Amazing Results from Sanitary Pad Project

Amazing Results from Sanitary Pad Project

We've been completely overwhelmed by the amazing results of our sanitary pad project. Here's what a Headteacher told us: Absenteeism is down by 40% across the school. It’s a co-ed school, and this figure is due to girls not missing school when they have a period. ...

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