FPA Sri Lanka – responding to the SRH needs of vulnerable groups in the community!
5000 Hygiene Kits are being assembled at FPA Sri Lanka’s headquarters. Each Kit contains 3 sanitary napkin packs, 02 bars of soap, 02 bars of antiseptic toilet soap, 01 pack of washing powder and 10 surgical masks. A leaflet containing hotline numbers of SRH, GBV and psychological counselling service providers and information on prevention of transmission of #COVID19 is also included.
These kits will be distributed to ensure and promote frequent hand washing, personal hygiene and menstrual hygiene of marginalized and underserved women and girls in quarantine facilities and who belong to areas under lockdown in the Districts of Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara.
This activity was carried out under the purview of the SPRINT III Project, funded by The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT Australia) with technical support from IPPF.
1500 Hygiene Kits were handed over to the Colombo Municipal Council - The picture depicts Dr. Yakandawala – Consultant - SPRINT III Project handing over the Kits to Her Worship the Mayor of Colombo, Rosy Senanayake.