Period poverty is the lack of basic sanitary materials, sanita, tion facilities and menstrual hygiene education. According to UNICEF About 90 million Nigerians live in extreme poverty a subset of this is period poverty. Over the years, period poverty has been a great contributing factor to school absenteeism. In an attempt to alleviate period poverty, Sustainable pad project is an initiative that trains underprivileged women and girls, particularly in rural communities how to make their own reusable menstrual pads so as to manage a sustainable monthly period.

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