Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

"sanitary Pads Saves The Dignity"

At some point and age in life a girl /women, they are undergo through some process that require them remain keen and clean as that is the biological nature, During such process, they require some materials to help them maintain their cleanliness. In this case , many tend to use invariable materials which deminise their status. Use of rags and dirty cloths during menstruation is legaly condoned. These is mainly due to poverty that one cannot afford to buy a pace of sanitary pads for use. Western Water & Sanitary organization took the initiative to distribute sanitary towels to all ages which require them in my school and has vowed to increase the take here and other schools In personally benefited from what happened.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Namirama, Kakamega, Kenya
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