Meet Manisha

Meet Manisha

Manisha Kumari Nath is from Kuntibandali, a small town in the Achham region of western Nepal. She lives with her father, mother and two little sisters in the house. As like most rural areas of Nepal, her family is very humble, her mother sells vegetables and thus can pay for the education of her daughters. […]

Get to know Tejana

Get to know Tejana

In Tejana´s village there is no electricity nor transport means. Despite all that, she manages to get the menstrual cups and educational workshops reaching there through Basti’s muddy roads. A small village in Achham to which you take more than two days to arrive from the province main city. She is happy for that. She coordinates the trainers’ […]

Exploring myself (Nepali Volunteer Testimonial)

Exploring myself (Nepali Volunteer Testimonial)

Testimonial write in Nepali by Rupa Pandey, after the Nepali one you can read the English translation. Just like every other day, on January the 11th, 2019, I was checking my Facebook and suddenly a post drew my attention: that post was about the Rato Baltin Project, about the menstrual tradition “Chhaupadi”, which is still […]

Testimonial for MHDay –Menstrual Hygiene Day– Walk

Testimonial for MHDay –Menstrual Hygiene Day– Walk

My name is Shruti, I live in Columbia, Missouri, United States. At my school we did not have free feminine products for school. So I worked with some administrators to provide free products district wide at the high schools in the bathrooms. It is a completely student-run initiative. Afterwards, while researching how others are impacted […]

2017- Rato Baltin Pilot Project Impact Evaluation

2017- Rato Baltin Pilot Project Impact Evaluation

We hope 2018 has begun with joy and harmony. The whole be artsy team has started the year with great enthusiasm, as we have been working hard over the last few months to analyze the data collected during our last trip to assess the impact of the 2017 Rato Baltin project. We have been encouraged […]

Periodically untouchable

Periodically untouchable

We publish the translation, in our web, of the following article – by Aditi Lamichhane, published 2017-07-05 at The Kathmandu Post– because we consider it is important for our Catalan and Spanish-speaking readers. —  be artsy team. Image: The Kathmandu Post At the age of 13, menstrual cycle, for me, was about a beautiful transition into womanhood. […]