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Ewura Adwoa Kyei Apaw Badu Appointed To The Prestigious Crans Montana Forum

ModernGhana.Com
14 September 2016 | Press Release
Mrs Ewuraa Adwoa Kyei Badu Appau
Mrs Ewuraa Adwoa Kyei Badu Appau

A Senior Pharmacist of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Mrs. Ewura Adwoa Kyei Apaw Badu has been appointed as a member of the Prestigious Crans Montana Forum of New leaders for Tomorrow.

Ewura who is popularly known as Shantel is the Executive Director of the EPF Educational Empowerment Initiative.

Mrs Kyei Apaw Badu who will be a member of this organization for the next three years was selected because of her proven record as the Executive Director of the EPF Educational Empowerment Initiative an organization that have been supporting needy adolescent girls from deprived communities in Ghana to stay in school by delivering reproductive health education and providing access to quality, feminine hygiene products in order to curb the high rates of menstruation-related absenteeism among school aged girls in their puberty.

She joins a unique group of young leaders who are expected to address the main challenges of the 21st century to shape the new global agenda as far as the implementation of the South-South cooperation is concerned.

Crans Montana Forum is a Swiss owned international Organization established in 1986 whose number one goal is to build a more humane and impartial world.

The notable members of this group include Donald Kaberuka, the former President of the African Development Bank, Civil rights movement icon Rev Jesse Jackson,Dr Ezanetor Agyemang Rawlings among others.

‘‘Being appointed is a big inspiration for our efforts to raise the important issue of menstruation-related absenteeism among school aged girls in their puberty,reproductive health issues and access to quality, feminine hygiene products and sanitation facilities for girls. EPF Educational Empowerment Initiative is already collaborating with the Procter and Gamble,World of Children Awards and parts of the United Nations System and being appointed is a confirmation that what we are trying to achieve is essential,” says Mrs. Ewura Adwoa Kyei Apaw Badu.

The EPF Educational Empowerment Initiative is an award winning initiative that have been supporting needy adolescent girls from deprived communities in Ghana to stay in school by delivering reproductive health education and providing access to quality, feminine hygiene products in order to curb the high rates of menstruation-related absenteeism among school aged girls in their puberty.

Not only does the initiative provide them with high quality feminine hygiene products so they can remain in school and complete their education, they are also empowered to break the cycle of poverty and to place value upon womanhood.Its holistic approach incorporates Menstrual Health Management education and provide access to water, private toilets and sanitary products without which most girls decide to stay home from school during the duration of their period.

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