Menstrual Hygiene Pilot Program

Menstrual Hygiene Pilot Program

Did you know that many schoolgirls across the globe often miss school during their period? Due to taboos around menstruation, lack of menstrual products, and fear of staining, girls miss out on their normal activities including school attendance. This hinders their ability to keep up with the male students, and puts them at an educational disadvantage. We at Brother’s Brother are passionate about equal opportunities for people of all ages and genders, which is why we have set out to confront this issue.
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Responding To Earthquakes In Puerto Rico

Responding To Earthquakes In Puerto Rico

In response to the ongoing earthquakes in Puerto Rico, Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF), a 61-year-old Pittsburgh-based international aid agency, is sending assistance. 5.8 and 6.4 magnitude earthquakes hit Puerto Rico on January 6 and January 7. These events, as well as the ongoing tremors, have deeply affected communities already struggling with compromised infrastructure since Hurricane Maria. BBF has worked with local partners in Puerto Rico since the 2017 Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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Responding In The Philippines To Typhoon Phanfone

Responding In The Philippines To Typhoon Phanfone

Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF), a 61-year-old Pittsburgh-based international aid agency, is coordinating with partners including the Philippino American Medical Society(PAMS) and Bisaya among others in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Phanfone’s transit through the region. Typhoon Phanfone (Ursula) continues to impact the islands of Southeast Asia.
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Brother’s Brother Foundation Announces New Global Partnerships & Development Position: Appoints Laura Kelly As Vice President

Brother’s Brother Foundation Announces New Global Partnerships & Development Position: Appoints Laura Kelly As Vice President

Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is pleased to announce that Laura Kelly has been named Vice President of Global Partnerships and Development. Prior to assuming her new role, Laura served as the Director of Development in BBF's Virginia office.
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Spotlight on our Partner: Project Theia

Spotlight on our Partner: Project Theia

Doctors Jenny Yu and Katie Duncan are world travelers with a mission. Their non-profit organization, Project Theia, has helped hundreds of patients in underserved areas of the world. The organization is named after the Greek goddess of sight and heavenly light, Theia, a fitting symbol for a group led by two oculoplastic surgeons who specialize in eye and facial reconstructive surgeries.
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