GROW interns on a business trip across Kampala with Set Her Free Executive Director, Robinah. In Kampala, it's often faster to take a boat across Lake Victoria than to drive around it. We were welcomed warmly at a school on the other side.
GROW intern Amie kayaking on the Nile River in Jinja, Uganda. This was the sun emerging after we had been rained on. Quite the adventure.
Set Her Free beneficiaries practicing their hairdressing skills on GROW intern Adam.
GROW intern Rachel with a Set Her Free beneficiary after a long day of work at center 2!
Set Her Free graduate making reusuable sanitary pads in Set Her Free's very own tailoring shop. These reusable sanitary pads were to then be distributed in Rakai, Uganda, thanks to a PEPFAR grant and partnership with Reproductive Health Uganda.
GROW interns Grace, Rachel, Shannon and Adam in the minaret of Gadaffi Mosque in the heart of Kampala. We could see the entire city from up there.
Shannon speaking to beneficiaries in Rakai!
GW's 2016 GROW team outside of Site 2!
Tendo! Robinah's oldest son. Tendo is a courageous and kind little boy that the GROW team loved to get to know this summer.
GROW intern Adam working on data entry for the Sanitary Pad Distribution project.
GROW interns and Set Her Free beneficiaries at Site 2! Was such a pleasure to get to know all of the girls at Set Her Free throughout the GROW internship.
Set Her Free beneficiaries Patricia and Susan playing with little Tendo!
Set Her Free beneficiaries practicing their dance that they would later perform at graduation.
GROW intern Amie making care packages for the Set Her Free beneficiaries at boarding school.
Care packages for boarding school beneficiaries.
Lucious vegetation in Jinja, Uganda. The source of the Nile River.
GROW interns Rachel and Shannon with the care packages they helped make at site 2.
The Nile River in Jinja, Uganda.
GROW intern Rachel with a Set Her Free beneficiary at Site 2.
Set Her Free beneficiaries rehearsing their dance for graduation!
Dance rehearsal at center one!
Set Her Free beneficiary posing for her spotlight interview photo.
Tailoring center worker taking a slight break from working on graduation sashes to pose for this photo.
Tailoring center worker making laptop cases! These are the cases we sell at GW. Best. Cases. Ever.
The reusable sanitary pad pack!
The contents of a reusable sanitary pad kit! The kits include soap, pads, and a bag to store the pads in. All made by girls at Set Her Free.
GROW interns and Set Her Free's Nicholas ready to distribute sanitary pad kits in Rakai, Uganda! Behind, a Reproductive Health Uganda worker waits to begin HIV testing.