The girls live in the distant Parbat district where gender disparity and caste discrimination is prevalent. 82% of Nepali women living in rural Nepal use unhygienic menstrual practices. Many girls who are entering puberty do not understand the changes that are occurring in their body and do not know how to manage their menstrual hygiene. Often they do not come to school during their menstrual period and eventually they may leave their studies. Associated Organization ICA Nepal.


$11.50 will provide a kit for girls and women.
It will include a bag, three cloth reusable sanitary pads; pair of underwear, zip bags, towel, calendar, soap bar and education materials.
The reusable sanitary napkins will be made by and purchased from a local women’s group.
The kit lasts for three years.