A Day Training on MHM and homemade sanitary pad Preparation
|During the Preparation of Homemade Sanitary Pad|
Day long training on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) and homemade sanitary pad Preparation was conducted at Baluwapati Secondary School, Baluwapati-4, Kavre on 13th March, 2014. The training was executed by Paschim Paaila as a part of Japan Water Forum fund under the project “Construction of Bio-Sand Filter, Child friendly hand washing station & training on making homemade sanitary pad and menstrual hygiene management” In collaboration with ENPHO.
The main objective of the training program was to promote hygiene behavior of school students particularly among girl students and to address hygiene & sanitation problems during menstruation.
|After Training with Pads|
|Group Photo after Training|
The training was divided into three sessions. First session focused on personal sharing about menstruation and the complication related to it. Second session was of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) and the last session was the technical session about the preparation of home-made sanitary pad using locally available clothes. Total of 55 girl student of class 8 and 9 attended the training with 3 female teachers.
At the end of the program Menstrual Hygiene Care Team (MHCT) with total of 8 students and 2 female teachers were formed who will be responsible to raise awareness among other girl students in the school in coordination with School administration and even provide homemade sanitary pad as per necessity.