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Monday, 23 October 2023

Bridging the Menstrual Gap Through School Sanitary Towel Distribution

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Sanitary towel access in rural areas remains a critical challenge, often overlooked but with significant implications for the well-being and empowerment of women and girls.

Embarking on a mission: On October 23, 2023, our team delivered 250 sanitary towels to Masakheke Combined Secondary School in Rural Robertson.
The students at the school were filled with enthusiasm as they received the sanitary towels, a resource not readily available to them
Teacher Deidre, serving as an educator at the school for the past 7 years, extended her gratitude to the generous donors of Muslim Hands.

Additionally, captured in the photo is community advocate Claudio with leareners at the school.
We extend our heartfelt appreciation to our friends at Moosa's Enterprises for their transportation assistance.
We also contributed 167 packs of sanitary towels to Nkqubela Primary School. Your generosity made a profound impact on the students, leaving them deeply touched.
The students formed orderly queues to collect the sanitary towels, and thanks to your support, they won't have to miss school due to menstrual issues any longer.
Our programs team distributing sanitary towels to students.
Sanitary towels are a lifeline for school learners in rural communities, offering them dignity, comfort, and the chance to pursue education unhindered by menstrual challenges.

Your generosity is changing lives! Thank you to our incredible donors for providing sanitary towels and empowering learners to thrive without the burden of menstrual limitations. Your support means the world to us.

Muslim Hands ZA

Established in 1996, Muslim Hands SA NPC is an aid agency and NGO aiming to help those affected by natural disasters, conflict and poverty. It is a branch of Muslim Hands UK established in 1993 in Nottingham.