Our Mission.

 

Healthy, strong women help communities thrive.

BE A ROSE is a 501(c)(3), tax exempt, non-profit, organization founded by Christine Mwangi in 2014 with the singular purpose of empowering women. Our mission is to provide health and wellness education to underserved women and school-age girls. Furthermore, we distribute feminine hygiene products to these same populations at zero cost. 

Behind The Name.

Rose inspired Christine in ways too numerous to list.

Rose is Christine Mwangi's paternal grandmother. Her encouragement and spiritual guidance steadied Christine through challenging times, specifically during Christine's graduate work in pharmaceutical science.

Rose has worked hard to continue her lineage of strong, intelligent women, and to that end, Christine now seeks to BE A ROSE to other women by offering the hope of a brighter future amidst challenging circumstances.

 

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Servicing West Michigan from Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Servicing West Michigan from Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

LOCAL

Expanding the health of underserved women by providing workshops that address puberty, menstruation, and menopause while supplying feminine hygiene products free of charge. 

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Paul Mbiyu Primary School, Murang'a County, Kenya, Africa

Paul Mbiyu Primary School, Murang'a County, Kenya, Africa

INTERNATIONAL

Building critical sanitation infrastructure in rural Kenya in order to improve the health and education outcomes for school-aged children, specifically girls.

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