G-2766

Menstrual Hygiene Management

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Project Description

Region: Asia

Country: India

Location: Pune

Total Budget: $40,013

Areas of Focus: Water, sanitation and hygiene, Community economic development


The objective is to create an affordable, reusable cloth based sanitary pad solution for needy girls and women, to empower women with gainful employment and additional income and reduce the environmental impact due to disposable sanitary napkins.

Beneficiary :- Under Privileged Girls and Women - This project provides for local production, distribution and sales of reusable washable sanitary cloth pads (period kit) and menstrual cups to beneficiaries

Detail Brief

The cost of commercial single use sanitary napkins in a nation like India is prohibitive and unaffordable for many. Using disposable sanitary napkins made mostly of synthetic ingredients and harmful chemicals are dangerous for health and environment. Increasing awareness of quality and affordable washable reusable cloth sanitary pads made locally will improve the health and hygiene of young menstruating girls and women, and provide employment for women plus drastically reduce pollution. Menstrual Hygiene Alliance of India estimates 12.3 billion disposable sanitary napkins (non-biodegradable) pollute the landfills in India annually, causing immeasurable long-term damage to the environment. Just picking up, segregating and sending the used napkins to the landfills are a nightmare for the unprotected sanitary workers.

Primary Host Partner

District: 3131

Rotary Club of: Pune Sports City

Primary Contact: Sandesh Savant

Email: sandeshsavant@rediffmail.com

Primary International Partner

District: 5440

Rotary Club of: Fort Collins-Breakfast

Primary Contact: Krishna Murthy

Email: kmurthy5@comcast.net

Project Status

Your project is "Fully Pledged". This means the amount of the pledges is equal to the total budget of the project. Now the project needs to be finalized and go through the approval process with The Rotary Foundation. This process gets started on the administration page.

Project listed for the 2021-22 Rotary Year.

The TRF Grant application number is #2126412.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

Pune Sports City (3131)

7-Jul-21

$4,501

$5,000

$9,501

Fort Collins-Breakfast (5440)

7-Jul-21

$3,500

$7,000

$10,500

Pune Camp (3131)

7-Jul-21

$1,000

$0

$1,000

Pune Shaniwarwada (3131)

7-Jul-21

$1,000

$0

$1,000

Loveland (5440)

3-Aug-21

$1,000

$2,000

$3,000

Fort Collins After Work (5440)

21-Aug-21

$500

$1,000

$1,500

Rancho Bernardo (San Diego) (5340)

29-Aug-21

$540

$540

$1,080

Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation

-

$12,432

$12,432

Total

$40,013

Note: as of July 1, 2015 there is a 5% additional support fee for cash contributions. This fee does not appear in the financials above because it does not apply if the funds are sent directly to the project account (without going through TRF, and therefore without Paul Harris credit). Clubs sending their cash contribution to TRF must be aware they will have to send an additional 5%.

Project Supporting Documents


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History Log Entries

7-Jul-21

System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.

7-Jul-21

by Krishna Murthy

System Entry: Pledge of $1,000 by Sandesh Savant of the Rotary Club of Pune Camp, District 3131.

7-Jul-21

by Krishna Murthy

System Entry: Pledge of $1,000 by Sandesh Savant of the Rotary Club of Pune Shaniwarwada, District 3131.

3-Aug-21

by Jim Epstein

System Entry: Pledge of $1,000 by Jim Epstein of the Rotary Club of Loveland, District 5440.

21-Aug-21

by Krishna Murthy

System Entry: Pledge of $500 with $1,000 DDF by Dave Boon of the Rotary Club of Fort Collins After Work, District 5440.

29-Aug-21

System Entry

System Entry: Pledge of $540 with $540 DDF by Doug Dawson of the Rotary Club of Rancho Bernardo (San Diego), District 5340.

29-Aug-21

System Entry

System Entry: Project is now "Fully Pledged".

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