On a global level, at least 500 million women and girls lack adequate facilities for menstrual hygiene management. More than 77% of menstruating women in India use an old cloth, which is often reused, ashes, newspapers, dried leaves and husk sand during periods.
Lack of knowledge as to how one should maintain their hygiene during menstruation can cause problems with long term effects.
I'm Ishita Rathor, an intern, working with Hamari Pahchan NGO. I want to draw the attention of people towards the problem of menstrual hygeine especially in a developing country like us . I want to let the world aware about the fact that having 'a sanitary pad ' is equally important to survive when compared with other basic amenities of life i.e food , shelter & clothing . Therefore, I want to help by donations raised from our little contributions for underprivileged women of society so as to let them have a proper menstrual hygiene so that there are no long-term effects & they don't get affected by skin diseases etc.
After conducting a survey in the slums, it was discovered that there are women who are suffering from various problems due to non-maintenance of their menstrual health.
I'll be distributing Sanitary Kits to these underprivileged women so that they have the proper means and access to good hygiene.
Sukhad Kit for 1 woman = Rs.1400/-
Sukhad Kt for 5 women = Rs.7,000/-
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