Last week our Mynas landed on Indian soil, laden with chocolates and regaled us with tales of their once in a lifetime opportunity. Deborah and Archana had never travelled by air and now not only have they crossed that off their bucket list, but they attended the Royal Wedding as well! Archana was most excited … Continue reading A Big Thank You
If you are one of our newsletter and blog followers, you must be aware of our Sponsor A Girl Campaign. Well, on the 25th, we had our 2ndcampaign and it was a huge success! Numerous studies suggest that about 20% of girls in India drop out of school by the time they attain puberty, one … Continue reading Sponsor A Girl #2
Women's day at Myna marks the launch of our "Sponsor a Girl campaign" If you have already visited our website you must probably have heard about our "Sponsor a Girl" campaign, and if not, let me tell you all about it! As you already know, Myna is dedicated to providing affordable menstrual hygiene for all, and … Continue reading Women’s day at Myna!
An insight into the community As part of a university project, I conducted a research on the impact of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) on girls and women’s health and rights. Focusing on the case-study of the rehabilitated slum of Natwar Parekh Compound, where Myna Mahila is based, I had the opportunity to conduct surveys and … Continue reading How Menstrual Hygiene Impacts Women’s Health and Rights
On the 13 January, the incredible team of women of Myna became even stronger as they attended a master class training of self-defense. From Govandi they took the metro, most of them for the first time, to the Women's self defense center in Andheri. Supported and endorsed by Shri Aaditya Thauleray and Akshay Kumar the … Continue reading Self-defense workshop
"Every woman and child should have the right to a life free from inequality, cruelty and discrimination." Snehalaya. On the 4th, January 2018, at around midnight, the Myna team loaded in a minibus heading towards Ahmednagar in agricultural Maharashtra. This marked the debut of Myna’s first outside of Mumbai field trip! Almost the entire team managed … Continue reading Myna’s field trip to Ahmednagar
Located in the populated Shivaji Nagar rehabilitated colony, the Myna factory stands as a safe haven for the team of women that works there. Because it is so important for Myna to work from the slum itself and with the women that live there, Myna felt the need to give back to the surrounding community. … Continue reading Myna Shop