Days for Girls: Opportunities for Service at Many Levels

Four years ago, Rachael Haberman looked at her mother on the way home from a puberty class and asked a question. “Mom, what do women and girls do if they can’t afford to buy these things (pads)?”   “I didn’t have an answer,” her mother, April Haberman said, continuing, “and honestly, I had never thought …

Habitat 3 Success

November 2016 Board Message I am so grateful to report that our Big Ocean delegation was tremendously successful as they attended and presented at the global event, UN Habitat 3, in Quito, Ecuador. Many things were accomplished and our delegates: – Distributed Days for Girls kits and taught menstruation programs to schools and a foster home for young …

Days for Girls in Esmeraldas, Ecuador

Big Ocean delegates distributed Days for Girls feminine hygiene kits twice while in Quito. Before distributing, they gave a lesson about how to use the products in the kit, self-defense and the power to say “No,” the power of procreation, and the value of family. The above video is of their second event in Esmeraldas, Ecuador …

Adventures in Ecuador

This post will highlight the adventures Big Ocean delegates had while traveling to Quito, Ecuador for the UN Habitat 3 Conference October 2016. Many women contributed comments to this article via Facebook, text message, conversation, camera, etc. Enjoy! Brittany: My sister Dana is en route to Quito, Ecuador to attend Habitat III, the United Nations conference …