Executive Mayor, Cllr. Delani Thabethe joined Seriti and Palesa Pads, organized a successful event to donate sanitary towels to underprivileged children from various schools. The event held at Standerton Town Hall, truly reflected the spirit of unity and care within the community.
The purpose of this programme aimed at addressing a significant issue faced by many young girls within the municipality, the lack of access to proper sanitary hygiene products. By joining forces, they have taken a big step towards bridging this gap and ensuring a brighter future for learners.
The Executive Mayor, accompanied by representatives from Seriti and Palesa Pads, addressed the attendees, emphasizing the importance of menstrual hygiene and its impact on the education and empowerment of young girls.
With a generous contribution from Seriti and Palesa Pads, sanitary towels were distributed to the delighted learners from various schools within the municipality.
“The smiles on their faces were truly heart-warming, as they received this essential support that will enable them to attend school with dignity and confidence,” said Executive Mayor.
He expressed gratitude for the collaboration with Seriti and Palesa Pads, recognising their dedication to uplifting the community. He further acknowledged the crucial role that the municipality plays in ensuring equal opportunities for all its residents, particularly in areas directly impacting the education and well-being of children.