As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate Valentine’s Day on Sunday, a Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Great Minds International, GMI, took out time to reach out and enlighten teenage girls and students of Esenaebe College, Bomadi, Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State, on personal hygiene during menstrual flow.
The team was led by the President of the organization, Onwuenwosi Chidubem, who explained in a statement that it is the seventh year that GMI has been on the vanguard to make young people and society understand the essence of Valentine’s Day, and the love he preached represents.
He also disclosed that his organization has carried out a water project, which was completed and handed over to the people of Okpara Inland Community in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State on 14th of February 2020, while a donation of relief materials was made to patients at Central Hospital, Oleh, Local Government Headquarters of Isoko South Local Government Area in 2019, and other projects and programs have been ongoing.
Meanwhile, a resource person, Esther Okwuagwunauche, while teaching the teen girls on hygiene during menstrual period stressed the need for them to make sure they change their sanitary pad as often as possible depending on how much bleeding experience by an individual but at least three times in a day.
Also the organization donated sanitary pads to the girls as part of their contribution and assistance to promote personal hygiene among teenagers.