Precious Gems in collaboration with Pink Box Initiative Tanzania, carried out an outreach project at the New Hope for Girls, Dar es Salaam Tanzania. This outreach is part of Precious Gems Inspire to Aspire Campaign aimed at improving the wellbeing of women and girls especially in the areas of entrepreneurship and leadership.
The New Hope for Girls May outreach program has served the greater purpose of responding to the
critical global pandemic of COVID 19 whereby the facilitators and the girls had an opportunity to talk
about their experiences on using the reusable sanitary pads and welcoming new members to the
menstrual gang and having them share their very first experience on menstruation. We also had an
opportunity to introduce the concept of entrepreneurship and how to apply the concepts of design
thinking to problem-solving. The program was designed to get young girls between the age of 10-16 to
start thinking about how they may grow to become entrepreneurs in their communities.
The program allowed the girls to acquire knowledge on entrepreneurship and
its benefits especially to how they can use the new information and skills to
empower themselves and the community at large and the importance of