Odisha project to benefit visually-impaired women A sanitary napkin unit will be set up in Gajapati district which will employ SHG members of Persons with Disabilities in cooperation with government agencies.

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As a part of the government of Odisha’s initiative to promote self-reliance and economic independence among the visually-impaired women of Gajapati district, a sanitary napkin unit has been proposed to be set up.

This unit will be operated and marketed by the self-help group members of ‘Persons with Disabilities’ in cooperation with ICDS and the district health department.

A fundraising campaign is live for the project on the online crowdfunding platform, Ketto.

The campaign, which is live till August 25, 2017, has so far raised Rs 12,000 as against the goal of Rs 9 lakh, with the aid provided by 14 supporters.

Fore more details, read: ANI-NewsVoir/Yahoo News

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