|A Non-Governmental Organisation Christian Care this week distributed menstrual hygiene management aid to 800 needy people in Masvingo as the menstrual hygiene day nears.
Menstrual hygiene management kits comprising Sanitary pads, sanitary bags, washing soaps, tooth pastes, tooth brushes, pants and combs were provided to the needy people in Masvingo urban by Christian Care at a ceremony held at the City of Masvingo Civic Centre gardens.
Masvingo City Council, government departments staff and Christian Care staff attended the ceremony.
Christian Care, Projects Officer, Mr Aaron Ndaa, in his remarks said his organisation would not leave the residents of Masvingo alone at this trying time.
Noting that COVID-19 is worldwide pandemic that had griped the entire world, Ndaa said the NGO would continue to support the needy masses in Masvingo.
Christian Care and City of Masvingo, he observed, were two brotherly organisations with an amicable working relationship which has produced fruits under the WASH Services in Emergencies project.
Speaking on the occasion, programs co-ordinator, Mr Albert Zvinorova said menstrual health and hygiene is at the core of women/girl’s health and as such it is their fundamental right and imperative for them to access proper menstrual products and practice menstrual hygiene every time, they undergo the experience.
Menstrual Hygiene Day is to be celebrated on the 28th of May 2021.