Sunyani, May 31, 2024 

The WENSAH Foundation International in collaboration with Electroland Ghana Ltd have donate and distributed 240 pieces of sanitary pads to pupils and students of Nyamaah Basic school in the Sunyani Municipality.

The joint efforts, also to educate the students on menstruation and menstrual hygiene was in commemoration of this year’s World Menstrual Hygiene Day on the theme: “Together for a Period Friendly World”.

Madam Adizah Ibrahim, the marketing manager for Electroland Ghana Ltd, an organization into electrical appliances advised the students to focus on their education to become responsible future leaders.

Mr. Osei Amponsah, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WENSAH Foundation International, a Sunyani based NGO added his voice to the call on government and policy-makers to make menstrual products affordable and easy accessible to all.

In an interview with News in Sunyani on Thursday, Mr. Amponsah stated majority of users of menstrual products were young-girls and others in marginalized communities across the country who can not afford prices of menstrual health and hygiene products.

The high cost of sanitary pads and other menstrual health and hygiene products were the root cause of many girls resorting to the use of unhygienic alternatives, he noted.

WENSAH Foundation aimed at providing comprehensive welfare support services to the needy across Ghana and help alleviate poverty, provide access to necessities, and empower individuals and communities to lead dignified lives.

The Foundation was also committed to promoting sustainable development and fostering a culture of compassion and solidarity, Mr. Amponsah said. 

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