Saral Designs started this project with help of Grand Challenges Canada in 2018, and worked in 6 different geographies in India with support from Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) and 4 municipalities in Nepal with support from Millennium Alliance (MA) (USAID, DFID, FICCI supported program).
In the last 3 years, a total of 38,778 menstruators were reached through MHM programs, trained and helped 1500 Sanginis under the Sangini program and have improved the life of a total 8581 people through our school training and community campaign interventions. In total Saral has oriented 61.36% girls through school programs and 24% girls and women through community awareness.
Recently Saral has started a project in Patna Bihar in collaboration with Patna Municipal Corporation, UNFPA and Diksha Foundation, under this project 3 packaging units were established in slums of Patna, 53 Sanginis were identified and trained for door-to-door sales of pads, 241 menstruators were given awareness on menstrual health and 15 women were trained and employed for packaging of pads in the packaging units. With this project the aim is to provide menstrual hygiene products to menstruators in urban slums of Patna, this project is a part of Bihar Governments ‘Patna Smart City Project’.