Actions on sanitation, hygiene and health

Actions on sanitation, hygiene and health

The 20th World Virtual Toilet Summit (WTS) has invited be artsy to participate. This was done by Clara Garcia i Ortés, founder and director of the Rato Baltin project, on 19 November. Project ECHO and the World Toilet Organization organized the Summit with the aim to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on […]

Meet Dambara Budha

Meet Dambara Budha

Dambara Budha has been collaborating in the Rato Baltin project as a trainer for over two years. She was born in the Dhungachalna village, a very remote area far from the urban centre of Dhakari, in the Achham district, with a terrible telephone signal, located in the western part of Nepal. Before participating in the […]

Ruby Cup: Thanks for helping us help others

Ruby Cup: Thanks for helping us help others

The menstrual cups have arrived to give us a great lesson in sustainability in comparison with traditional products used during menstruation, which many times end up in some dumpsite or in the sea. For that reason, Ruby Cup was born with the mission of providing sustainable menstrual care, thanks to its cups made of medical […]

Meet Hiunkala

Meet Hiunkala

In a town called Toshi, located in the Sudurpaschim province of Nepal (far-west) we meet Hiunkala Chalaune. Hiunkala lives with her father, mother, brother and sister and has been working as a trainer in the Rato Baltin project for more than a year. Before participating in the project, Hiunkala felt that she used to wish […]

Training in Sahara Children Home (Dhulikhel)

Training in Sahara Children Home (Dhulikhel)

Before we left to Achham for the Project follow up, we spent a day in a children’s home in Dhulikhel conducting a full puberty curriculum, sexual education, and menstrual health management training. We had been asked to do an intensive training, with a special focus in empowering the girls in self love for their womens’ […]