Food and Health
Human Community and Human Condition
Peace
Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

After organizing two menstrual hygiene product drives within the past year, I realized that there is a significant need for items such as pads and tampons among people of little or no income in my community....read more

How are you going to do it?

With the Roots & Shoots $200 mini grant, I will put together menstrual hygiene product "kits" for the food pantry/assistance program. These "kits" will contain items such as pads, tampons, underwear, bar soap, and toothpaste. I will also be sewing reusable cloth pads, since they can alleviate the costs of disposable menstrual hygiene products. After talking with the food pantry director, we decided to start out with 20 pads as a trial period. I will also be creating i...read more