One pad can break the cycle forever.
Over 20% of Indian girls don’t finish high school due to a lack of access to period products.
Over 60% of Kenyan girls don’t finish high school due to a lack of access to period products.
And the problem isn’t better in the U.S.
Because periods are often still too taboo to discuss, we forget that our local shelters and schools need them donated as badly as they need toothbrushes and socks.
Providing menstrual products to people from homeless, low-income, and working class
backgrounds can break the cycle of income inequity forever.
With the ability to complete an education, people now have the freedom to avoid options like child marriage or even maternal mortality.
Since early 2015, Operation Period has been providing supplies to those in need.
From our conception, we have given out over 140,000 products. And this is only the beginning.
We are slowly changing this cycle with your help.
Phani Bangalore volunteers time to donate to a local shelter in Albany, OR