About Nadya Okamoto
Motivated by an unaddressed need, and armed with the optimism and energy of a teenager, Nadya started Camions of Care after her own experience as a homeless teen and victim of abuse spending a weekend in a shelter. Through her personal experience and conversations with many homeless women, she realized they lacked access to feminine hygiene products. As a college student herself, she also engages youth leadership with a nationwide network of campus chapters with the goal of providing women with the resources they need to feel clean, healthy, and empowered.
About Camions of Care
Camions of Care is an organization that promotes menstrual hygiene through advocacy, education and service through the global distribution of feminine hygiene product care packages to women in need. Today, Camions of Care delivers nearly 1,500 care packages per month to women in need in the Portland metro area. In addition to distributing feminine hygiene product care packages to women in need, Camions of Care engages youth leadership with a nationwide network of campus chapters. It currently has 39 established at universities and high schools around the United States. As Camions of Care expands, its goal is to continue to serve women and provide them with the resources to feel clean, healthy, and empowered.
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