The Kwek Society Bridges Period Poverty Gap for Native American Students | Health

When 13-year-old Gia Mendoza began seventh grade last year at Ignacio Middle School in southwest Colorado, she noticed something was missing from the bathrooms.Gia Mendoza. (courtesy photo)While the school regularly provided toilet paper, soap and paper towels, free and comfortable period products were noticeably absent. “Our school didn’t really talk about it,” Mendoza, a descendant of the Chiricahua Nation, told Native News Online.

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