Rotary Club of Madras North initiated Project Kannamma
15 April 2019 Current Affairs: Project Kannamma is the initiative of the Rotary Club of Madras North to provide sanitary napkins to the students.
♦ It was started in August of 2018 by providing free, biodegradable sanitary napkins to 82 students at the Government High School in Uthandi of Tamil Nadu
♦ Under the Project Kannamma, sanitary napkins are provided to over 300 students from across Government Schools in and around Chennai today
♦ The sanitary napkins are provided by the Irula Tribal Women’s Welfare Society (ITWWS)
♦ The project is also supporting the livelihood of the Irula Tribal Women
♦ If the group sells 15,000 pads per month, it can sustain the families of 12 tribal women