OUR SOLUTION: As HARC, we have already started working on 'Menstrual Hygiene Management Programs since January 2019. So plan to organise this awareness program in each and every school of Parbhani, Hongpai, Nanded, Beed district especially rural area by giving them workshops on menstrual cycle, its general physiology, hygienic practices, use of sanitary pads, care and diet during menses, management of various menstrual problems, disposals of sanitary pads and self assessment exam to eradicate any disbelief and various misunderstanding about menstrual cycle. So we are planning to organize such a program in Zilla Parishad High School especially for adolescent girls and for various self-help groups of women and interaction with them and will educate through LCD projector and free distribution of sanitary pads etc.
|Detailed Cost Estimate of Menstrual Hygiene Management Program|
|Target beneficiary||1200 adolescent school girls|
|Details of Expenses as follows|
|Sanitary Pads to 1200 Adolescent school Girls |
|The monthly cost of 8 pad Sanitary Napkin packet: 40-45/- |
|Cost of Providing Sanitary Pads to 1200 Adolescent Girls for a month: 60000|
|Traveling Expenses for visiting 12 villages for MHM Program: 25000|
|MHM Awareess study Materials for 1200 adolrescents girls: 15000|
Total Cost of Menstrual Hygiene Management Project: 1,00,000
Future Impact: Due to awareness among adolescent school girls about such good hygiene practices, their parents will also get educated through the positive interaction and dialogue between daughters and mothers. Eventually, the school drop-out ratio due to the menstrual period shall reduce to zero.