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Lumina Datamatics Partners with Pad-Woman of India to Drive Sustainable Menstrual Hygiene Solutions in Maharashtra
August 30, 2023
Lumina Datamatics, a leading global provider of content and technology solutions, is proud to announce its collaboration with Saukhyam and Anju Bist, popularly known as the Pad-woman of India, renowned for her pioneering efforts in producing and creating awareness about reusable sanitary pads.
Recognizing the importance of menstrual hygiene and its impact on women’s lives, the collaboration will involve a series of awareness workshops conducted across various colleges and institutes in Maharashtra. These workshops will address crucial topics such as menstrual hygiene, the environmental impact of disposable sanitary products, and the advantages of embracing reusable sanitary pads. The goal is to promote sustainable menstrual hygiene practices and foster a more informed and empowered generation.
Mr. Sameer L. Kanodia, Managing Director & CEO, Lumina Datamatics, said, “Lumina Datamatics is committed to making a positive difference in society through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives and this initiative aligns perfectly with our commitment to social responsibility and promoting a healthier, more sustainable future for women.”
Speaking about the collaboration, Ms. Anju Kanodia, Executive Director, Lumina Datamatics, said “We are thrilled to partner with Anju Bist to drive awareness about menstrual health and sustainable menstrual hygiene practices. With this partnership, we aim to empower women with knowledge about menstrual health, eco-friendly alternatives, and the benefits of using reusable sanitary pads.”
Anju Bist, the driving force behind Saukhyam, expressed her enthusiasm, stating, “Team Saukhyam is very fortunate to be supported in its journey by like-minded partners who wish to see reusable become mainstream. The support provided by Lumina Datamatics is helping us reach thousands of adolescent girls in tribal and rural areas of Maharashtra and in its cities and towns.”
In the first phase, awareness workshops are being conducted in tribal Palghar and Mumbai colleges. The latter are supported by the Government of Maharastra’s Higher and Technical Education Department.
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Saukhyam Reusable Pads is a project of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math. It is led by Amma, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, revered worldwide as a spiritual and humanitarian leader. This year when India has the Presidency of G-20, the Government of India has appointed Amma as the Chair of C-20 to represent civil society interests. Saukhyam was awarded the Women Transforming Award by NITI Aayog as well as Most Innovative Product Award from the National Institute of Rural Development. To learn more, visit www.saukhyampads.org.
Jamie Israel, VP, Marketing