Socially Conscious

Soothe Healthcare promotes better health for women. Awareness sessions are organised for susceptible young girls and women to educate them on menstrual hygiene and health practices that help them live fuller, more productive lives.

Brand Paree recently received VC Funding from Mumbai based Consumer-centric fund Sixth Sense Ventures.

The funds will be utilized in growing Brand Paree's footprint across the nation.

This is an overwhelming testament to the faith put in by investors and consumers alike, in the people, product and the company..

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Soothe Healthcare conducted a session on Menstrual Health & Hygiene Management for the Visually Impaired at Enable India Bangalore.

The session was an interactive one with all participants sharing their experiences relating to the myths around periods that they've heard of/some of which are practiced at their homes back in their villages to issues concerning health during periods.

Soothe Healthcare developed Educational Booklets in Braille and distributed them to the participants.



The participants are seen here with Ms. Usha Subramani Udiyanda-Community Programs Manager at Soothe Healthcare (extreme right) and Ms. Priti Lobo from Enable India (back fourth from right).

Oct 2nd-8th 2014 : Paree celebrated the 'Joy of Giving Week' by donating 1024 Paree packs to support school students of the Janaseva Foundation.

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Soothe Healthcare wins Spirit of Manufacturing Award 2014 - Social Impact

Soothe Healthcare won the Spirit of Manufacturing Award for Social Impact in 2014. The award was presented by Shri Madhav Lal (IAS), Secretary, Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India. The Spirit of Manufacturing Awards were sponsored by Deloitte and Dalmia Group.

These awards series are a joint initiative of Power2SME and TiE Delhi and aim to encourage and applaud innovative business solutions by start-ups in the manufacturing domain.

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May 28th: In the first Menstrual Hygiene Day celebration in India, Soothe Healthcare partnered with WASH-United and UNICEF in Delhi and Pune respectively to mark this day.
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On 28th May 2014, Menstrual Hygiene Day, Soothe Healthcare partners WASH United to raise awareness on Menstrual Health and Hygiene Management and its importance in allowing women and girls to reach their full potential. In Delhi, Soothe Healthcare will be part of an event led by WASH United, PATH, Water Aid among others. The event aims to create a collaborative platform, nationally, to make menstruation a non-issue in India. Menstrual Hygiene Day advocates for a world in which every woman and girl can manage her menstruation hygienically, in privacy, in safety and with dignity – where ever she is.


 

May 11 – 17, 2014: Soothe Healthcare launched the first ever National Women's Health Week in India along with HLFPPT (a trust promoted by the Govt. of India). Read more.


 

Young Girls in Khichdipur, Delhi, aspire to be IPS Officers, doctors ...A far off dream?

Soothe Healthcare took the first step towards encouraging these 80 girls to realize their dreams, by conducting Menstrual Health & Hygiene Management (MHM) sessions during National Women's Health Week (May 11 - 17), in partnership with HLFPPT.


Soothe Healthcare partnered HLFPPT, a trust promoted by HLL Lifecare Limited (A Govt. of India Enterprise) in observing National Women's Health Week from May 11 to 17 across seven states in India.

"Give me a glass of milk too!" Girls claim their right to be treated equal to their brothers.

During NWHW, in the Menstrual Health and Hygiene Management (MHM) session at the Anganwadi in Harizan Basti, Kondli, girls (11-18 year olds) clearly stated they want their mothers to treat them equal to their brothers.

In matters of nutrition and other opportunities most of these girls experienced discrimination within their homes. The panel of experts present, encouraged the girls to speak to their mothers on the importance of nutritious diet for girls.

Soothe Healthcare along with its partner HLFPPT also educated them on the importance of good health and hygiene, and distributed Paree MHM education guide booklets as well as Paree Sanitary Pads to these girls.


On May 2nd, 2014, Soothe Healthcare organised an awareness session for wives of armed forces personnel in Bangalore. The session educated 65 women on Menstrual Health and Hygiene Management (MHM) and its impact on women's health. Dr. Pooja Jain who is associated with Soothe Healthcare was also on hand to help answer queries and interact with the participants during the session. Paree menstrual education guides were distributed for the women to take home.


Soothe Healthcare conducted Women's Health & Hygiene awareness sessions - Menstrual Health & Hygiene (MHM) in Chetna Ram Kanya Inter College, Sadarpur, sec-45, Noida. 400 girl students from classes 7 to 10 along with 20 teachers attended and participated in the program. Paree Menstrual Education Guides and Paree sanitary napkins from Soothe Healthcare were distributed to them.


Soothe Healthcare conducted a Health & Hygiene Awareness session - on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Vidhyarwardhini School, Pune. This school is supported by Rotary Club of Pune NIBM. 30 girls attended the program. The school principal and teachers were also present in the session. Paree Menstrual Education Guides were distributed to them along with Paree sanitary napkins from Soothe Healthcare.


Soothe Healthcare conducted its first awareness session in Pune, on Menstrual Health & Hygiene Management in association with Janaseva Foundation. Mrs. Ruchira Kondaskar, Community Programs Associate at Soothe Healthcare, educated and counselled a total of 40 women and girls. The women participants were students & employees from Janaseva Foundation and Nursing Home. The program was supported by Soothe Healthcare's Paree sanitary pads.


Soothe Healthcare conducted a Women's Health & Hygiene Awareness session - on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Panawadi village (45km from Pune) in association with Rotary Club of Pune NIBM (National Institute of Bank Management). 65 women and girls attended the program. Mrs Magar, the sarpanch of the village and Mrs. Sushma Bhise, ASHA worker also attended the program.. Soothe Healthcare's Paree sanitary napkins were distributed to the participants along with Paree Menstrual Education Guides.


Soothe Healthcare in association with Bhartiya Association for Rural Development(BARD) conducted an awareness program on Menstrual Health & Hygiene Management on Mar 29th, 2014 in Dallupura, near Noida. 35 women and girls were educated and counselled on Menstrual Health & Hygiene and were also provided with Paree sanitary pads as well as Paree Menstruation Education Guide.


Soothe Healthcare participated in a Menstrual Health & Hygiene Program in a Govt. Middle School in Murphy Town, Ulsoor, Bangalore. The program was organized by Ashwini Charitable Trust (ACT) & Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. Over 80 students from Kannada, Tamil & Telugu Medium participated in this event with their teachers and Headmistress.


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Soothe Healthcare partnered with SRUJANAVANI, a Voluntary Association based in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, for its ‘Menstrual Health Management (MHM)’ Programme on March 8th- International Women’s Day. 650 adolescent girls from two High Schools (Parawada Mandal, Visakhapatnam) and their mothers, participated in this programme. Participants were educated and counselled on Menstrual Health & Hygiene, and were also given MHM Kits consisting of Soothe Healthcare's Paree Sanitary Napkins & Paree Menstruation Education Guide.