Living Magazine Summer 2016 - Page 29

Days for Girls As part of an ongoing relationship with the nonprofit organization Days for Girls, monetary assistance was provided to help women and girls around the world gain access to reusable feminine hygiene supplies and education about proper hygiene practices. Sika’abe—Guatemala Funded the construction of the Sika’abe Training Center in Polochic, Guatemala, where both men and women from surrounding villages can obtain government certification in various vocational skills from construction and agriculture to hospitality. Additionally, provided a new cardamom drying facility. Natural Doctors International—Nicaragua The matching contribution donation from the do-TERRA Healing Hands Foundation™ was used in the remote location of Ometepe, Nicaragua, by NDI, where most of the people have very limited access to health care. NDI has established an integrative health clinic on the island to help people get access to health care, medicine, and supplies. Refuge Mill Project—Malawi A matching contribution campaign funded the construction of a maize mill in the Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Malawi. Besides the benefit of having a working mill in their camp so they don’t have to wait in line for up to two days at a time, the minimal costs to use the maize mill funds a program for education of orphans in the camp and the rehabilitation of victims of sexual violence. / 29