Meet this 'Pad Couple' who distribute 5000 pads every month

New Delhi, Feb 13: One incident or sight that Surat's Meena Mehta witnessed her life. "I drew inspiration when I saw 2 poor girls collecting sanitary pads from the dustbin, when I asked them why, they said they collect them every month, wash and use them since they can't afford to buy the sanitary pads."

That day and this day. Meena Mehta has vowed to lend a helping hand to these women. "I urge people to help such women," she says.

Surat's 'Pad couple Meena  and Atul Mehta have been distributing about 5000 sanitary pads every month from the last five years to women who cannot afford to buy it. They distribute sanitary pads at slums, municipal schools and Anganwaadis.

This benevolent act has been going on for years, but has caught the attention of the media after Akshay Kumar dared to take out this otherwise taboo topic out from the closet. At last people are talking about periods and menstrual cycles and this way the attention is being attracted towards the hygiene and health of women, specially in remote villages who cannot afford to buy sanitary pads and use unhygienic methods which affects their health.



Don’t Miss

Tiger Shroff dreams of being Indian video
Breaking: Shocking..Interest on your PF money REDUCED to 8.55%
Amarinder tells Canada to stop supporting Khalistan,hand over militants
Breaking: Pak military chopper comes near LoC..Army on alert
PNB Scam: These code words were used by Nirav, Choksi and bank employees
Jai ho..Kohli will break this world record today..Don't miss
Sensex recovers 141 pts, snaps 3-day downtrend
Tiger Shroff, Disha Patani surprise fans.. Watch trailer
This Indian prime minister took a loan of Rs 5000 from PNB to buy a car
Priyanka Chopra's hot reply to haters!
See Canadian PM's beautiful family offering 'Sewa' at Golden temple
Medical reports confirm injuries on and near Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash's face
AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested, to be produced before Tis Hazari court
"Potential, policy, planning, performance lead to progress," PM Modi in UP
"Potential, policy, planning, performance lead to progress," PM Modi in UP Summit
BIG chance for 12th pass in Air India
Very good news for Priya Prakash Varrier
Supreme Court comes forward to save internet sensation Priya Varrier
JustinTrudeau along with his wife and children arrives at Amritsar's Golden Temple
Jio Jadu in Uttar Pradesh, Mukesh Ambani makes BIG announcements
Greatness can come from the simplest of houses and this is one of them, says Kamal
Kamal Haasan is all set to take political plunge, launch party today
Delhi Chief Secretary row: AAP MLA arrested
Trump Junior Salutes Modi..India better than China for business
How Kejriwal MLAs allegedly hit Delhi Chief Secretary..Watch Video
Kamal Haasan to launch party tomorrow, Kejriwal will be there
Govt blames RBI, auditors, PNB management for scam
Shah defends PM,praises Govt action on scam..CBI grills 10 PNB officers
Mama Choksi to close Gitanjali Gems? Employees asked to leave
New DON of world cricket..Kohli set to break this Bradman record

Most Recent