English class at Myna Myna Team in Govandi, Mumbai Mumtaz and Uzma discuss pads on the road Empower women in Mumbai slums with jobs & hygiene

Myna Mahila Foundation

Org #49989
2015
year founded
$105,575
raised on GlobalGiving
5
months fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

Myna Mahila Foundation provides women in Mumbai's urban slums with access to low cost sanitary pads at their doorstep. Our pads are manufactured and distributed by women from these communities, creating employment opportunities and building a trusted network. Suhani Jalota founded the organization in 2015 with a group of women from the Natwar Parekh redeveloped slum compound in Govandi, Mumbai. Menstruation challenges in India: Periods are a taboo topic in India. Like our namesake the chatty "Myna" bird, we want women to feel empowered to talk about periods, a normal part of life, and not to be ashamed of their bodies. Women face stigma and shame buying pads from male-run ... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Suhani Jalota
Suhani Jalota
Team
Deborah Das
Organization Information
https://mynamahila.com
Facebook Page
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310, B Wing, Bldg No. 6, Aaraju CHS Ltd,
Natwar Parekh Comp., GM Link Rd. Govandi W
Mumbai, 400043
India
+917208880031

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 7409189190
Organization Information
https://mynamahila.com
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
310, B Wing, Bldg No. 6, Aaraju CHS Ltd,
Natwar Parekh Comp., GM Link Rd. Govandi W
Mumbai, 400043
India
+917208880031

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 7409189190

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