Some of the recipients and their mentor Shameema Samuels, are, from left, Gabby Hansen, Kayla Lewis, Shameema Samuels (a care and support assistant at Pelican Park Primary School), Labeeqah Hartley, Courtney Roziers and Natasha Seals.

To mark Women’s Month, Pelican Park resident Lavine Choonoo and her mom Charmaine organised a sanitary towel drive which was launched on Wednesday August 7. The sanitary towels were handed over to the recipients at Pelican Park Primary School and surrounds on Saturday September 14 at an event attended by, among others, guest speaker Sister Rowena Haywood who talked about health, hygiene, menstruation and a life skills.