Infant & Mother Health in Nepal's Arsenic Areas

by Filters for Families
Infant & Mother Health in Nepal's Arsenic Areas
May 21, 2021

Project moving forward in the Pandemic

Two pad types for each kit.
Two pad types for each kit.

We have adapted our projects to go forward during the Pandemic by reducting workshops and putting more effort into preparing materials for workshops.  In Feburary we held several school workshops on Hand Washing, Masks and Hygiene to help prevent the spread of COVID19. As Spring lockdowns have prevented more workshops right now, we're preparing washable sanitation pads for Infant and Mother Workshops and  Women in Disaster communities. Our goal for this summer is to make 500 Pad Kits, each kit includes 2 pads- one for heavy days and one for medium to light days (total of 1000 pads).  The absorbant materials and designs were researched for 3 months and trials were conducted on young women in the Denver area. The results were very good. Now the team is moving forward to buy the materials to make the 1000 pads this summer.

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To check out the progress of the Beyond Filters Pad Project  for women, click on the site below.

https://ivyvinehb.wixsite.com/beyondfilterspads

Ivy's Pads- She researched materials and designs
Ivy's Pads- She researched materials and designs
School Workshop in Nepal
School Workshop in Nepal
Young school children wearing masks after workshop
Young school children wearing masks after workshop

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Filters for Families

Location: Wheat Ridge, CO - USA
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Project Leader:
Linda Smith
Executive Director
Wheat Ridge, CO United States

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