Campaign on Menstruation Hygiene at Widow and helpless Children Welfare Center

Ukhengching Marma
Posted May 7, 2015 from Bangladesh

"Mentruation Hygiene" matters!. We have done our very first event"Menstruation Hygiene" at Widow and Helpless Children Welfare Center. Our group"Girls Power" has collaborated with "World Merit Bangladesh" to make the event successful. We have distributed 40 sanitary napkins to 40 adolescent girls.We will continue to donate the napkins till december 2015 , in a meanwhile we are learning to make rewashable sanitary napkins by ourselves. I want to thank a World Pulse sister Olutosin for proving her amazing advice and techniques to make cloth pads. The girls are also interested to learn about cloth pads too which will be be help for this initiative to be succesful and sustainable.

I am overwhelmed to see the interest and helpful hands of the people who are donating cash and napkins for the girls.

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Alyssa Rust
May 07, 2015
May 07, 2015

Dear Ukheng, 

Thank you so much for sharing about your first event! It sounds like and look like from the picture that it was very successful and had a major impact on the girls. I am happy to hear about the help and collaborative effort with the World Pulse community. I look forward to hearing about more of our events in the future. Congrates on the the huge success of this first one! 

Sincerely, Alyssa Rust 

Ukhengching Marma
May 07, 2015
May 07, 2015

Hello Alyssa,

Thank you so much for your warm and inspiring comment. Yes the event was succesful indeed. I hope this inititative will bring a positive impact on the girls and they will be able to maintain cleanliness during menstruation period. 

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