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Kuja Ecopads

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Growing up in Cameroon, Marie-Claire Kuja worked hard in school. Although her family was relatively poor, with her parents’ support and their belief in the value of education, she earned a scholarship to attend university in the United States. One of the most surprising – and exciting – things she experienced soon after she arrived in Ohio in 2002 was making a trip to CVS with her roommate and finding something she’d never had the opportunity to buy — sanitary pads. In villages like Marie-Claire’s, not only was women’s health and menstruation not taught or even discussed, most girls and…
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Kim is a writer with a background in banking and non-profits. She has worked with several non-profits on projects relating to strategy, communications and planning.
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