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Students take to crowd-funding to provide sanitary napkins

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

A group of students of SRM Institute of Science and Technology here have launched an initiative to provide low cost sanitary napkins for economically poor girls by raising funds.

The students using the crowd-funding route are raising funds for the initiative through "", a release from the portal said today.

The initiative was aimed at creating awareness on menstrual hygiene and the usage of sanitary napkins by generating Rs 7.5 lakh a year, it said.

"It is a simple and high impact initiative and the need of the hour. Supplying pads for a year will definitely ensure awareness and change in behaviour for the girls and women", FuelADream, Founder, said.

The students proposed to procure low cost, high quality napkins from the suppliers.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 17:35 IST