Girls Glory - Improve Menstrual Health in India

by Reaching Hand
Girls Glory - Improve Menstrual Health in India
Girls Glory - Improve Menstrual Health in India
Girls Glory - Improve Menstrual Health in India
Girls Glory - Improve Menstrual Health in India
WaSH Workshop
WaSH Workshop

The goal of our “Girls Glory” project is to see the above saying come true in every Government school in Bangalore, Karnataka. Our tailor-made programs and sensitization workshops aim towards achieving this goal. We are not only bringing the awareness, but our project also includes providing the facilities to bring the community change among the underprivileged.

WASH awareness program was conducted in 3 schools for 1837 students. The beneficiaries were oriented on importance of maintaining cleanliness in Restrooms, hygienic use of toilets, role of personal hygiene to reduce incidence of water borne diseases. Sensitization covered the following components:

  • Story on WASH
  • Oral Hygiene (with 4 steps)
  • Bathing Ritual
  • Hair Care
  • Foot Hygiene
  • Toileting Hygiene
  • Hand Hygiene (with 7 steps of hand washing)
  • Coughing and Sneezing Hygiene
  • Skin Hygiene

CONSTRUCTION OF RESTROOMS- TOILETS AND HAND WASHING UNITS

We have initiated the renovation and construction of Restrooms in the schools, as per UNICEF usage norms of 1:35 (1 Toilet for 35 children). After choosing the best location in consultation with the school management, we have assigned the contractor through ‘Work Orders’ with detailed specifications with quality check, monitoring and payment norms. Progress was monitored jointly by the school management and Reaching Hand Team. In total 4 toilets construction have began in July.

REGULAR MONITORING OF THE PROJECT:         

The coordinator carried out regular monitoring visits to 4 schools to ensure that construction is going on as per the plan. During the visit the contractor was also present to discuss with the HM and the SDMC.

WORKSHOP ON HEALTH AND HYGIENE

Reaching Hand organized the Health and Hygiene workshop in 4 Government schools adopted by Fidelity in the month of July 2022.

Some great person rightly said, “Cleanliness is the first low of Health” Sensitization workshops on WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) for girls and boys.

WASH AWARENESS PROGRAM

Personal hygiene plays a major role to protect our health and keep our life Healthy. WASH awareness program was conducted in 3 schools. The total beneficiary of this program was 1837 students. Beneficiaries were oriented on importance of maintaining cleanliness in restrooms, Hygienic use of toilets, role of personal Hygiene including hand washing, in reducing incidence of water borne Diseases.

  • GHS Abbigere
  • GMPS Chikabanvara
  • GHPS Doddagubi
Toilet construction School 1
Toilet construction School 1
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Menstrupedia comic book distributed
Menstrupedia comic book distributed

How fulfilling to start the report with these beautiful testimonies of Govt school students Sneha and Manasa! Though we are in 20th century, some parts of our state are underprivileged and still under-equipped to maintain a clean environment. Our “Girls Glory” project aims to educate the future citizen of this country to be equipped with knowledge of WaSH and Menstrual hygiene to see Swachh Bharat coming into reality. Our projects are designed to provide the required facilities in the Govt schools to build a toilet and washing unit facilities and teach the students on hygiene practices. 

It is a privilege to work with the young generation by sowing the seed in their hearts and minds. After our MHM Workshop sessions, Sneha came up saying that no one taught her these essential things including her mom. Here is what she says, “The old toilet in the school was untidy and smelly, during the rainy season drainage water use to fill-in the toilets as the central drainage are close to the school building. We were not able step into the toilet. Many a time, we have spotted snakes inside the toilet because of the drain water. So, I used to skip coming to school during rainy season. It was a tough time for all the students and specially for Girls during their menstrual cycle. I truly want to Thank Reaching Hand for their Girls Glory project. I am relieved of the fear of snakes inside the restroom. Thanks for building the toilet in our school. It gives a self-esteem and confidence to come to school without any hesitation. Hand washing unit and Incinerator facilities are additional to encouraged me to come to school even during my periods. WASH and Menstrual hygiene workshops changed our mindset, we learn how to maintain personal hygiene during periods. I learnt how to use pads, hygiene during periods and preventing infections. Apart from that we received WaSH and MHM kit. I will never forget these learning, I will share the information with my friends too”. 

Manasa is a student of 7th grade in GKPS Nagsandara school. She is one of the WaSH committee leaders. Here is her testimony in her own words, “After the Workshop, Reaching Hand has organized WaSH committee and the committee leaders were selected through nomination, I was one among them, it was an exciting moment for me. The WaSH committee leaders are responsible to monitor the cleanliness of the built toilets and other facilities. I started lovingly encouraging my friends to keep the washroom clean after the use. This has given a great result in our school. We are thankful to Reaching Hand for this facility.

Menstrual Hygiene Management: 

Menstrual Hygiene awareness programs were conducted in 6 schools for 350 Adolescent girls. Girl children were oriented on importance of maintaining and practicing menstrual hygiene, safe disposal of sanitary napkins, myths and taboos etc. Workshops were started with the icebreaking session to make the beneficiaries comfortable with the topic. 

Below were the discussion points: 

  • Socio-cultural beliefs and taboos surrounding menstruation
  • Girls’ understanding and knowledge of menstruation
  • Current menstrual hygiene practices in schools
  • Teaching of puberty
  • Interpersonal relationships and
  • Psycho-social support
  • Recommendations for better menstrual hygiene management
  • Premenstrual symptoms
  • Balance food habits
  • Tips and exercise to manage the period cramps 

Benefits: 

  • Girl students have an understanding on how to calculate their menstrual cycle, which was one of the major drawbacks as most of the girls come unprepared to school during their menstruation days.
  • Workshops created the environment for the students to openly discuss their issues and problems faced during their menstruation.
  • In total, 1509 students were benefitting from our sessions. 

Installation of Incinerator: 

We have installed incinerators in 6 schools and oriented the girl students and the school staffs on how to use it in the correct manner. Explained the “do’s & don’ts” while using the incinerator. 

Sensitization Workshops in School:

Our sensitization workshops were focused on Group discussion, brainstorming to recall their learning. These were the follow up session on WaSH (Boys & Girls) and MHM for Girls. It was overwhelming to see their responses and many of them started practicing the WaSH techniques already.

MHM workshop
MHM workshop
Incinerator installed in a Govt school
Incinerator installed in a Govt school
Teaching menstrual hygiene
Teaching menstrual hygiene
Students who are benefitted
Students who are benefitted
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WASH workshop
WASH workshop

As someone rightly said, “Cleanliness is the first law of Health", Reaching Hand organized a Health and Hygiene and Menstrual Hygiene workshop in 6 Government schools. The workshops focused on building awareness about WASH and MHM practices.

Our workshop had visual aids and participatory activities to make it eventful and easy to follow. 

"Change is the constant"! As the environment changes day by day, its important to change our behaviour and lifestyle. Briging this change from the student level, helps the household and the community. Any change in behavior is difficult to achieve, particularly in a short term, as it is very personal and influenced by cultue and social aspects, particularly menstrual practices.

Hence, we must address it simultaneously at different levels - household and schools, to increase the chances of its acceptance and implementation in the day to day life. The workshops therefore began with helping the children understand their current knowledge and practices pertaining to hygiene. The session closed with participants gaining a clear understanding of the best practices and changing their behavior and practices in terms of WASH and MHM.

METHODOLOGY USED:

The participatory workshop included activities, open discussion, scenarios, Storytelling, pictorial images, MHM and Hand washing animated images. All these aimed at facilitating an easy understanding by all the age group of students. 

WASH AWARENESS PROGRAMME:

Personal hygiene plays a major role to protect our health and to live a healthy life. WASH awareness programme was conducted in 6 schools. GHPS Doddaballapura city, GHPS Thubgere, GHS Hoshalli, GHPS.Tavarekere, GHPS; Doddaagrahara, GHPS Hoisalkatte C N Halli Tumkur.for 1190 students. Beneficiaries were oriented on importance Of maintaining cleanliness in restrooms, hygienic use of toilets, role of personal hygiene including hand wash.

WASH AWARENESS PROGRAMME:

Around 1190 students were benefitted by our workshops. 

Sensitization covered the following major components 

  • Oral Hygiene (with 4 steps)
  • Bathing Ritual
  • Hair Care
  • Foot Hygiene
  • Toileting Hygiene

  •  

    Hand Hygiene (with 6 steps of hand washing)
  • Coughing and Sneezing Hygiene
  • Skin Hygiene

MENSTRUAL HYGIENE MANAGEMENT:

Menstrual hygiene awareness programs were conducted in 6 schools for 622 girls. Students were oriented on the importance of maintaining and practicing menstrual hygiene, safe disposal of sanitary napkins, myths and taboos etc.

Workshops were started with the ice breaking session to make the beneficiaries comfortable with the topic. Following inputs were imparted to the children during the session: 

  • Socio-cultural beliefs and taboos surrounding menstruation
  • Girls’ understanding and knowledge of menstruation
  • Current menstrual hygiene practices in schools
  • Teaching of puberty
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Psycho-social support
  • Recommendations for better menstrual hygiene management
  • Students were educated on importance of adopting good menstrual hygiene practice to enjoy good
  • Health in pursuing their education; best practices on hygiene management

OUTCOMES:

  • Girls have an understanding on how to calculate their menstrual cycle, which was one of the major drawbacks as most of the girls come un`prepared to school during their menstruation days
  • Menstrual Hygiene Management was explained during the sensitization workshop.
  • Girls are now acquainted with the proper usage and disposal of sanitary napkins.
  • Workshops created the environment for the students to openly discuss their issues and problems faced during their menstruation.

 WASH COMMITTEE: 

WASH Committee were formed in all the 6 schools. Prior to that, students who were interested in the health leadership were short listed and oriented to participate in the campaign/election. After the campaign, all the students exercised their franchise and cast their votes to select their leaders.Totally 622 girls actively participated and casted their valuable votes and elected their WASH committee leaders in all the 6 schools.

WASH committee leader is responsible for sanitation cleanliness in schools. The team will be rewarded during our monitoring visits for the cleanliness of the restrooms.

MENSTRUPEDIA COMIC BOOK DISTRIBUTION:

Menstrupedia comic is the period guide for girls of 9 years old and above. It is a guide to educate the girls on menstruration.It aims to help girls understand the process of puberty in women, It seeks to destroy myths and to normalize the biological process. 

It helps girls to understand their bodies better and not let society shame them for their biological make. It addresses the adolescence girls who haven’t started their menstruration cycle yet and want to learn more about it. Also it helps the girls who have just started their cycle and want advice on how to prepare themselves.

INSTALLATION OF INCINERATOR:

Installed incinerator in all the 6 -schools and oriented the girls and the school staffs on how to use it in a right manner. Explained the "do's and don’ts" while using the incinerator.

Case study:

I am Mounica studing in GHS Hoshalli school, Our school is located in Tumkur rural area, Reaching hand Staff was conducted the Health and hygiene session for all the school students ,it was very useful session we were not aware of the Hand Washing and Tooth brushing steps it was a great leaning for all of us.

I didn’t have fear about puberty but I didn’t know the "do and don’ts" of Menstrual Hygiene practices. The last session was very interesting and helpful. Girl children were oriented on the importance of maintaining and practicing menstrual hygiene, safe disposal of sanitary napkins, myths and taboos. 

About Toilet building, the one which we had was very old, not clean, smelly, adolescent girls were not very comfortable during their periods, as lack of disposal facility and due to lack of knowledge girls use to throw used pads in school premises. Now we not only have a clean toilet built by Reaching Hand but also incinerator to burn used pads. Thanks to Reaching Hand.

Incinerator installed in a Govt school
Incinerator installed in a Govt school
Menstrupedia comic book distributed
Menstrupedia comic book distributed
MHM Workshop Session
MHM Workshop Session
Practical session in the workshop
Practical session in the workshop
WASH Committee Voting
WASH Committee Voting
Mounica gave a testimony on behalf of her school
Mounica gave a testimony on behalf of her school
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Toilet construction in Government Schools
Toilet construction in Government Schools

Menstruation cycles do not stop during pandemic! Many girl children are not educated on Puberty even in this 21st century. There are loads of menstrual stigma and taboos about menstruation  even in the rural areas of metro cities like Bengaluru. Hence, our responsibility is to continue to reach out to the Girl students through schools and train them on how to handle their puberty changes physically and mentally.

 MENSTRUPEDIA COMIC BOOKS AND MHM KIT DISTRIBUTION

Along with the training, we came up with a material called “Menstrupedia”. It is a comic on period guide for girls ages 9 and above. Menstrupedia comic is a guide to educate the girls around the world on menstruation. Menstrupedia aims to help girls understand the process of puberty in women. It seeks to destroy myths around menstruation and to normalize the biological process. Our focus is to hide distributing the comic book to break the taboos from children's hearts. The perception of menstruation has to be changed.

It helps girls to understand their bodies better and not let society shame them for their biology. It represents a stage of adolescence girls who haven’t started their period yet and want to learn more about them, girls who have just started their period and want advice on how to prepare for them and girls who have had periods for some time and might be curious about the myths surrounding them, We believe this book is helping all the girls to be strong and overcome shyness which is associated with being a girl in this society.

 RENOVATING THE TOILET

Renovation of existing non-functional restrooms and construction of Restrooms in the schools, were taken up as per UNICEF usage norms of 1:35 (1toilet for 35 children). After choosing the best location in consultation with the school management, contractors from the empaneled contractors, were assigned construction work through ‘Work Orders’ with detailed specifications with quality check, monitoring and payment norms. Our Reaching Hand team visits the field to monitor the Progress of work jointly by the school management. Renovation and Construction of restrooms in 4 schools successfully completed and handed over the respective school management. After toilet building completion keys were handed over to the school management .

INSTALLATION OF INCINERATOR

The Incinerators have been installed in all the 4 schools, the below are pictures depicting the same. Leader of the school showed the demo of handwashing to other children as during the pandemic we need to be very careful.                        

REGULAR MONITORING VISIT

The project coordinator carried out regular monitoring visits to all the  schools to check how school management is using the toilet and how they are maintaining it.

 FEED BACK 

“I was not confident to go to school during my periods, but now I attend school without any embarrassment.” I am Sandhya studying at Shri Mannamma High School Hebbalgere. Today’s Menstrual Hygiene session was very insightful for all the girls. Since our school belongs to the Hebbal Gege (Chennagiri), a rural village area, menstruation and menstrual practices still face many social, cultural, and religious restrictions which are a big barrier for girls to continue their education. I am so lucky to be part of this session. In village areas, girls are not prepared or made aware of menstruation, so we face many difficulties and challenges at home and at school. Girls and women have very less or no knowledge about reproductive tract infections caused due to ignorance of personal hygiene during the menstruation period. Today, I learned how to take care of myself during my monthly cycle. I learned about all the physical changes that happen, how to be prepared for my next cycle, the right way of using a sanitary pad and to change pads every 4-6 hours, proper hygiene practices during periods, how to prevent infections, the right way of disposing sanitary pads, how to use the incinerator machine and taboos are menstruation.

The session was very knowledgeable and easy to understand. Now I feel more confident during my monthly cycle I can come to school without any embarrassment, “I was not confident before but after this session, I feel more positive, and my self-esteem has improved. Thank you so much for boosting my confidence and making me feel safe in the school environment.”

The following list provides an overview of the project

3800 Masks and sanitizers were distributed in the community        

Project visit after construction
Project visit after construction
Project visit by RH team to monitor
Project visit by RH team to monitor
Masks and Sanitizer distribution
Masks and Sanitizer distribution
Masks distribution in schools
Masks distribution in schools
Menstrupedia Guide distribution
Menstrupedia Guide distribution
Incinerator
Incinerator
Incinerator
Incinerator
Sandhya - Feedback
Sandhya - Feedback
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Post project management
Post project management

Goal:

It is our goal to provide improved education for Govt Schools, through access to safe sanitation.

Objectives:

  • To provide access to safe sanitation
  • To improve girl’s confidence by sensitizing adolescent girls on puberty, menstrual hygiene, and WASH
  • To empower stakeholder community to lead, manage and sustain the school’s sanitation and WASH focus

Key activities Implemented:

  • 671 girls and 657 boys have easy access to toilets / restrooms
  • 1320 children will have awareness and encouraged to use basic sanitation and toiletries
  • Post project management workshop
  • FGDs on WASH and MHM in the schools
  • WASH Committee formation in schools
  • Sensitization workshops on WASH and MHM
  • Health and Hygiene and MHM Kit distribution
  • Distribution of Menstrupedia comic
  • Monitoring visits to ensure quality of construction as per specifications lay down
  • The project coordinator carried out monitoring visit to the construction site to ensure that the construction Work is carried out as per the timeline


HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ACTIVITIES ACCOMPLISHED

Workshop on health and hygiene:

Reaching Hand organized the Health and Hygiene and Menstrual Hygiene workshop in selected Government schools in the month of February 2021.

“Some great Person rightly said, “The greatest wealth is health.”

So, it is important to train the students who are coming from deprived community background.

Sensitization workshops on WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) for girls and boys and MHM (Menstrual Hygiene Management) for girls, were conducted in the chosen 5 schools. The focus was on building awareness on WASH and MHM practices by engaging visual aids and participatory activities.

 Any change in behavior is difficult to achieve in a short period, as it is personal and influenced by culture and social aspects particularly on menstrual practices. Hence this must be addressed simultaneously at different levels -household and schools, to increase the chance of its acceptance.

 The workshops therefore began with the starting point of helping the children to understand their current knowledge and practices pertaining to hygiene. The session ended with participants gaining a clear understanding of the best practices in changing their behavior and practices in WASH and MHM.

 Methodology use:

The participatory workshop included activities, open discussion, scenarios, storytelling, pictorial images, MHM and Hand Washing animated images - all aimed at facilitating easy understanding for the students of all age groups. Active participant engagement in all learning activities was encouraged.

 WASH AWARENESS PROGRAMME

Personal hygiene plays a major role to promote healthy living. WASH awareness programme was conducted in 5 schools - for GHPS Vajarahalli, GHPS Doddathoguru, GHPS Hullalu, GHS Thirumenahalli, GHPS Gokul Matihikere.

 Around 1320 students were educated on the importance of maintaining cleanliness in Restrooms, hygienic use of toilets, role of personal hygiene including hand washing, in reducing incidence of water borne diseases.

 Sensitization covered the following major components:

  • Oral Hygiene (with 5 steps)
  • Bathing Ritual
  • Hair Care
  • Foot Hygiene
  • Toileting Hygiene
  • Hand Hygiene (with 7 steps of hand washing)

 At the end of the session the children were provided with health kits.

MENSTRUAL HYGIENE MANGEMENT

Menstrual Hygiene awareness programs was conducted in 5 schools at GHPS Vajarahalli,GHPS Doddathoguru, GHPS Hullalu, GHS Thirumenahalli, GHPS Gokul Matihikere.,

Around 400 Girl students were oriented on importance of maintaining and practicing menstrual hygiene, safe disposal of sanitary napkins, myths, and taboos etc.,

Workshops were started with the icebreaking session to make the students comfortable with the topic. Following inputs were imparted to the children during the session:

  • Socio-cultural beliefs and taboos surrounding menstruation
  • Girls’ understanding and knowledge of menstruation
  • Current menstrual hygiene practices in schools
  • Teaching of puberty
  • Interpersonal relationships and
  • Psycho-social support
  • Recommendations for better menstrual hygiene management

Students were educated on importance of adopting good menstrual hygiene practice to enjoy good health in pursuing their education, best practices on hygiene management.

The workshop was divided into two sessions.

Topics discussed in first session were puberty and hormones, premenstrual symptoms, myths, menstrual cycle, using preferable sanitary pad, taking balance diet with lots of fruits and vegetables to replace the blood loss and prevent anemia, tips to maintain menstrual cramps, followed by ice breaking story session on real incident on Menstruation.

The second session focused on the importance of changing the sanitary pads regularly and disposing the used sanitary pads in the pits to prevent from bacterial infections, washing the genital areas and keeping the areas between the legs dry to avoid soreness development. At the end of the session, MHM kits were distributed to 400 adolescent girls in 5 schools.


OUTCOMES:

  • Girls have an understanding on how to calculate their menstrual cycle, which was one of the major drawbacks as most of the girls come unprepared to school during their menstruation days.
  • Menstrual Hygiene Management was explained during the sensitization workshop. Girls are now acquainted on the proper usage and disposal of sanitary napkins.
  • Workshops created the environment for the students to openly discuss their issues and problems faced during their menstruation.

FOCUS GROUP DISCUSSION ON MENSTRUAL HYGIENE:

Data collection methods used were: Key Informant Interviews (KIIs) and Focus Group

Discussions (FGDs) in schools. The survey was conducted in all the 5 Govt schools.

Staying focused on the water, sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) was the objective of our project. Conducted the Focused group discussion on menstruation hygiene practices for the girls in the selected government school. The aim of the event was to bring the current practices, challenges, and attitudes of the schoolgirls regarding menstruation to light.

OBJECTIVE AND THE AGENDA

OBJECTIVE

To describe the process of adapting an MHM focus group discussion (FGD) guide into a board game.

Agenda

©  Background

©  Key Components

–Game rules and administration

–Adaptation of the FGD questions

–Results

–Lessons Learned

Sample sizes TOOLS SAMPLE DESCRIPTION Questionnaire for School Girls (Key Informant Interview + Focus Group Discussion).

It was important to us to create a comfortable environment, in which questions could be answered honestly, and group discussion could occur naturally. To achieve that, each group we give the printed Questionnaires which was in their local language (kannada) which helped students to understand the question easily without any confusion.

Facilitator conducted the game. The purpose of this FGD was to understand and assess the current knowledge and awareness about menstruation among adolescent girls. Along with FGDs in-depth interviews were also conducted to understand the personal hygiene practices, taboos, and the means of disposing of sanitary pads and menstrual challenges and needs etc.

Adoption of FDG Questionnaires:

FGD Questionnaires sound like a game but also to increase the interaction.

Improve the details of the response.

Integrated and participation method.

Keep the game fair and fun.

What strategies used in this Question?

  • Fun
  • Interaction
  • Details

Results

The game result 4 type data

©  Video recording

©  Written Data (participates)

©  Drawing

©  Photographs

During the group discussion, girls discussed the toilet hygiene in schools, their feelings, challenges, is the sanitary pad easily available in schools, and societal beliefs regarding menstruation and MHM at home and school. They also discussed ways that these challenges can be overcome.                                                                           

WASH COMMITTEE FORMATION

WASH Committee were formed in selected government schools. Prior to the formation of the committees, children who were interested in the health leadership were

shortlisted and oriented to participate in the campaign/election. After the campaign all the

students exercised their franchise and casted their votes in selecting their leaders. Totally 355 girls actively participated and casted their valuable votes and elected their WASH committee leaders.

INCINERATOR

Installed incinerator in 5-schools and oriented the girls and the school staff on how to use it in a right way.

POST PROJECT MANAGEMENT

                 Post project management workshop was organized on 22nd January 2021 in GHPM Yelahanka New town. The aim of this workshop was to enable the school management and the teachers to own the project and to derive collectively the post project plan for their schools. Hence to ensure maintenance of the Washrooms by brining significant changes in promoting hygienic sanitation facilities for the children studying in Government school to have improved positive change and self confidence among the girls contributed to their dignity and privacy in accessing detached toilet units.

             The Government officials from education department were present (CRP) Cluster resource person and POED President of education department for the program and appreciated work of the Reaching Hand work. Workshop was very interactive, and the school staff shared their experience working with reaching Hand and the facilities provided by Reaching Hand how it is creating big impact in Girl’s life during the menstruation. After this, Post project maintenance Group activity took place where all teachers and HMs were participated in group discussion and discussed on How they can maintain the Toilet building which can sustain for long term and students can be benefitted.

CONSTRUCTION/RENOVATION OF RESTROOMS- TOILETS AND HAND WASHING UNITS

Renovation of existing non-functional restrooms and construction of Restrooms in the schools, were taken up as per UNICEF usage norms of 1:35 (1 Toilet for 35 children). After choosing the best location in consultation with the school management, contractor from the empanelled contractors, were assigned construction work through ‘Work Orders’ with detailed specifications with quality check, monitoring and payment norms. Progress was monitored jointly by the school management and Reaching Hand Team. Renovation and Construction and creative painting of restrooms in selected government schools are completed on time.

WOMEN’S DAY HIGHLIGHTS

       Women ‘s day was organized by Reaching Hand at GHPS Vajarhalli government school Bangalore South-1 on 8th March 2021. A Total of 25 members have attended the program. Cluster resource person (CRP) Mrs. Usha was attended and Participated in the program along with other women. 

       Based on International women’s day Theme 2021 (Choose to challenge) few game events were arranged by Mrs. Esther Praveen (Reaching Hand) and all women’s participated with full exhilaration and winners got prizes. And all the participants who were participated all honoured with the women’s day gift and enjoyed the day. At the end of the program, all the winners who won the prizes have Performed the catwalk along with other women participants.

       South -1 Government Cluster Resource officers appreciated the event at Vajarhalli community school and making the day memorable in their life.          

Post Project Management wash basin
Post Project Management wash basin
WASH Program
WASH Program
Women's day program
Women's day program
MHM session
MHM session
Women' day Program
Women' day Program
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