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"Everyone, no matter where they are born, has the right to live with dignity."
I have worked for over 30 collective years in clinical healthcare delivery, research, product design, development and program implementation. In 2013, I founded Women’s Global Health Innovations (WGHI) to realize my mission to be a dedicated social impact entrepreneur and passionate innovator in the development of adolescent girls’ and young women’s menstrual, sexual and reproductive health products and support services.
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Hi Festus, Thank you for your response. This is off topic, but have you heard of SafeBoda in Uganda. It would be great to see the same service with safety training as well in Kenya. Maybe you could consult with them and perhaps partner some on the safety equipment initiative.