Rotary Club of Madras North initiated Project Kannamma

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. 

Project Kannamma: 

♦ 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