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YORKITS WORKSHOPS FOR MAKING ECO-FRIENDLY WASHABLE FEMININE HYGIENE KITS
March 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm£3
ORGANISER: Janice Lawson, Yorkits-project of Rotary York Ainsty
Facebook: Rotary York Ainsty
When: Wednesday 8th March | Morning workshop 10:00-12:30; Afternoon workshop 13:30-16:00.
Where: York Minster, Duncombe Place, York, YO1 7HH https://yorkminster.org/visit
Cost: £3.00 (pay on the day), covers the cost of materials and seed fund for overseas self-help groups. Visit https://yorkminster.org/whats-on/ to book, or phone: 01904 557200. Numbers are limited to 100 per workshop (subject to Covid regulations).
Access: Step free access, wheelchair accessible, accessible toilets. https://yorkminster.org/visit/accessibility-2/
DESCRIPTION: Workshop to make eco-friendly washable reusable feminine hygiene kits for girls overseas to combat period poverty and allow access to uninterrupted education. We also seed-fund projects supporting self-help groups in schools, churches, NGOs, and poor communities to make the kits out of local materials. Yorkits is now in its 10th year and its 8th year at York Minster in York International Women’s Week!