BENEFITING: Global Horizons Inc.
More than 75% f girls and women in Zimbabwe cannot afford sanitary pads available in the market. Women and girls have resorted to using corn husks,thick bush leaves,newspapers. ash, rugs or a dirty cloth (sometimes sharing it with other women) in some extreme cases some have resorted to using cowdung leading to several medial complications and compromising their dignity. A taboo subject and a neglected issue this is a significant cause of uterus removal in some countries like india.
This project aims to assist underprivileged girls gain access to affordable sanitary towels.