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Undergarment Initiative x Hunkemöller

In partnership with Hunkemöller, our team donated ten thousand undergarments to women and girls in three refugee camps and the host community of Gambella, Ethiopia. Learn more about our impact below.

Women and girls holding undergarments the BalangNyal Foundation team distributed.

Donated 10,000 Undergarments

Girls in Gambella, Ethiopia, listening to Nyakim's speech.

Interviewed 112 women and girls

A U.N. truck in front of the sign for the refugee camp.

Distributed undergarments in refugee camps, a girls boarding school, and the host community

Co-founder Nyakim Gatwech giving a speech to women and girls at the refugee camp.

Hosted open discussions with women in refugee camps

What We Learned

We interviewed 112 women and girls living in Gambella, Ethiopia, about the personal care items they need most. Here is what we learned.


In a survey of 112 women and girls in Gambella, Ethiopia, all participants were between the ages of 15-30 years of age. Here is a breakdown of the ages.​

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