By Vera Samuel Anyagafu
Chairperson of Project SAKHI, an initiative of Rotary Club of Lagos Island (RCLI) District 9110, Ashvini Nagarkar, disclosed that the RCLI has given out free sanitary napkins to female students of Victoria Island Senior Secondary and Kuramo Senior Secondary Schools in Lagos.
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Mrs. Ashvini Nagarkar, Chairman, Project SAHKI, speaking at the distribution of the items to the students in Lagos on Wednesday, said the gesture was to boost the girl-child’s confidence while she observes her menstrual cycle.
Stating that Project SAKHI is a pioneer social awareness programme aimed at enlightening school girls on the importance of education and personal sanitary hygiene, Nagarkar added that the free distribution is done on a monthly basis.
While noting that the RCLI has been involved in many other social service projects on health and sanitation, blood donation, tree planting, education, among others, the…