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to provide girls in rural India with access to
menstrual health products. Make a donation
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$100 from every sweater purchase supports our Asani Sanitary Napkin Program which creates awareness, production and access for menstrual health. Together, we can shift the stigma around menstruation so that a period never holds back anyone from school, work, or a life well-lived.
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    2 months ago

    Desai Foundation
    What is Heroes for Humanity? This is a transformative COVID recovery initiative launched in seven states in rural India by the Desai Foundation in partnership with S.P. Hinduja Bank launched in June of 2021. Each of our nearly 500 Heroes have been hired, trained and deployed to bring COVID care & vaccine information, food and other supplies, health and hygiene information, vocational programs and more. This program not only transforms the lives of the Heroes, but they have already reached over 2 million people with direct critical services. We are deeply thrilled that this program will continue for the next year, moving beyond COVID work to deliver our existing programs around health, livelihood and menstrual health and impacting millions of more lives in rural India!We would like to thank Shruti Ganguly & Honto88 for this powerful film about our COVID relief initiative: Heroes for Humanity. We would also like to thank Nina Davuluri for narrating the film! 
🔗 Link in bio to watch the film or visit www.thedesaifoundation.org/heroes.
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    2 months ago

    Desai Foundation
    We were so thrilled to conclude Menstrual Health Month with a thought-provoking panel on Menstrual Empowerment featuring those who have been leading voices in the Menstrual Equity movement to speak on menstrual health, celebrate the stories of menstruators, and discuss how we can break stigmas by shifting community mindsets, media, and policy! Here are a few inspiring quotes from some of our amazing panelists, Congresswoman Grace Meng and Rachel Roy! ❣️ Full recording of the panel in our bio! .
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    2 months ago

    Desai Foundation
    We are so grateful for all the support during Menstrual Health Month whether you took the #PledgeYourPeriod challenge and posted on social media, donated to the Asani Menstrual Program, attended the Panel on Menstrual Empowerment, or spread the word all to break period stigma and combat period poverty! Thank you! Were you unable to participate this year? It’s never too late to join us in the fight for period equity. Learn more at www.pledgeyourperiod.com to find out how you can still support the movement. And if you would like to donate, our Instagram fundraiser for #PledgeYourPeriod is still active, so head on over to our bio! .#fridaywins #menstruation #pledgeyourperiod #quotes #inspirationalquotes #health #womenshealth #periodequity #periodstigma ... See MoreSee Less
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    3 months ago

    Desai Foundation
    Happy Menstrual Hygiene Day! Today reinforces our mission to ensure that no one is ever held back from their potential for menstruating by breaking the stigma on periods and promoting period equity. Join us in the fight today and tell us how YOU’RE helping to end the cycle of period shame and poverty!❣️In honor of Menstrual Hygiene Day, join the #PledgeYourPeriod movement! This years challenge: Post yourself on social media simply talking about or breaking a stigma. For every 10 posts using the hashtag #PledgeYourPeriod, $100 gets donated to our Asani Sanitary Napkin program. ❣️ You can also support by donating to our Asani Sanitary Napkin program that empowers menstruators all around rural India. Learn more at www.pledgeyourperiod.com or visit the LINK IN BIO! .#menstrualhygieneday #menstrualhealth #menstrualempowerment #health #safety #womenshealth #pledgeyourperiod ... See MoreSee Less
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    3 months ago

    Desai Foundation
    This is belief is still upheld in many parts of the world. Women who are menstruating are thought to be “unclean” and are not allowed to enter holy places like temples to worship. This form of gender inequality limits women from practicing their religion and further stigmatizes menstruation, fostering an environment of humiliation, shame and guilt. If you believe in God, you are worthy of God’s love every day of the year!🩸 It’s not too late to Pledge Your Period! You can help end harmful myths like these by taking the #PledgeYourPeriod challenge or by donating. This year’s challenge: show yourself breaking a period stigma on social media. For every 10 #PledgeYourPeriod posts, @Ranavat will be donating $100 to our Asani Sanitary Napkin Program! 🩸 Here’s a tip: you can repost this stigma post and tag us to have it counted as a #PYP pledge! Learn more at www.pledgeyourperiod.com (link in bio).
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