Period POVerty

71%

of girls in India don’t know what their period is before they get it.

75%

of menstruating girls are at risk of infection due to lack of access to menstrual education and sanitary products.

23%

of girls in India drop out of school after the onset of puberty.
Sambhav is working to make sure the potential of an entire
generation of girls isn’t effected by menstrual inequality.

Our Approach

01
Access to
Spaces
Provide spaces to raise awareness and start a dialogue, and create communities of girls to provide a support structure
02
Access
to Pads
Distribute sanitary pads to ensure availability and affordability don’t impact accessibility
03
Behavioural
Nudge
A 6-month intervention in the form of a specially designed curriculum to educate as well as bring a behavioral change
04
Community Intervention
Build schools into safe spaces for dialog and support, focus on mothers to, trainers from local community
05
Tech-enabled Transparency
Track and measure results to enhance accountability
06
Long-term
Relationship
Enable platform for alumni connects and build networks for girls to support each other in the long-term
07
Ecosystem Development
Build partnerships with the school system, enable collaborative advocacy and opportunities for youth leadership

Our impact

0
Lives Impacted
0
Impact Hours
0 Lac
Sanitary Health Materials Distributed
Herbalife
0
Girls educated
0
Women educated
0 +
Pads distributed

Our partners

Ecosystem partners

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