Desk Report: One of the largest woven garments manufacturing unit Ananta group installed a Sanitary Napkin Vending Machine in its Factory premises in collaboration with Bkash, a Mobile Financial Service, where female workers and staffs can get the Napkins without going to any shopkeepers. This vending machine will ensure easy access to menstrual hygiene for female workers and staffs of Ananta Garments Ltd.
The installation and launching ceremony of the Vending Machine carried out in presence of the top officials of Ananta and Bkash. Mr. Inamul Haq Khan Managing Director Ananta Group and Director BGMEA; , Deputy Managing Director Mr. M Sajedul Karim and the Chief Commercial Officer of Bkash Mr. Ali Ahmmed were present in the ceremony.
This initiative will make menstrual hygiene more accessible and cheaper for around 4,000 female workers and staffs. Female workers and staffs of the factory appreciated the move saying that such an initiative not only give them easy access to get pads but also it will raise awareness among people.
Ananta is a group of companies established in Bangladesh in 1992, carrying on the business of manufacturing and exporting garments, leather products to western markets. . “Ananta”, which means infinite or unlimited in Bengali, embraces the spirit of global trade. The company is dedicated to excellence in merchandising, product development, production and logistics