An initiative taken by the owner of La Pino’z, a restaurant,located in the Pal area of Surat, Gujarat inorder to spread awareness amongst the citizen about safe menstrual health, he installed a vending machine to provide free sanitary pads to women.
One just has to insert a token in the machine which they provide and the pad will come out. Any person who comes to the restaurant can use this service free of cost.
The restaurant owner Divyesh further stated that he was inspired from the movie ‘Padman’ inorder to take this step.He wanted to spread awareness among the society about the importance of women hygiene.
Netizens and various visitors have lauded the owner for his act of kindness and dedication. Divyesh truely stands as a responsible citizen of the country.
Inputs included from Mid-day News