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 […]

Project Proposal for 2019

Project Proposal for 2019

In 2005 the Government of Nepal declared the practice of Chhaupadi illegal, and since 2018 has been considered a criminal offence with explicit consequences. However, there are places where belief in the tradition is stronger than that of the law. The risk of sexual exploitation through Chhaupadi in Western Nepal is still therefore present, but […]

2018 Rato Baltin Project Financial Report

2018 Rato Baltin Project Financial Report

We’ve come to an end of another year and it’s time to properly thank the people who have helped make it a memorable year. Our project began with the simple idea of providing basics to a woman during her menstrual period. In Nepal’s context, it is a topic that has long needed to be addressed, […]

2018 Project Evaluation Report

2018 Project Evaluation Report

A year has come to pass and much has changed in terms of our project development here in Nepal. However, Nepal and the way women are treated here still remains somewhat the same, although we can proudly say our efforts have not been in vain. We’ll talk further down the article about our operations and […]

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’ […]