Julia Górko – Volunteer, Poland


The experience of working for Safe n’ Happy Periods was one of the most valuable experiences in my life. However, the beginning was difficult. It was not only my first time volunteering abroad, but also the first time in India and in Asia. The time change, different climate and an extremely strong cultural shock. However, … Continue reading Julia Górko – Volunteer, Poland

Isabella Hilber – Volunteer, Austria


To put it in a nutshell, my volunteering experience with Safe N’ Happy Periods was one of the most rewarding and mind-opening experiences of my life. Right from the start, Sarika – the founder and good spirit of Safe N’ Happy – encouraged us to challenge the structures that we found and to come up … Continue reading Isabella Hilber – Volunteer, Austria

Let’s Talk About It – workshop in Digha


On August 4th 2017 we visited Digha library to talk to women from the local self-help group. The workshop covered the introduction of different types of sanitary products, the teaching of yoga asanas for pain relief and eco-friendly ways of pad disposal. We especially enjoyed the great participation of everyone, the honest questions that were … Continue reading Let’s Talk About It – workshop in Digha

Andressa Grechi – Volunteer, Brazil


Being a volunteer on Safe N’ Happy Periods helped me to understand the reality of Indian women. The use of pads and tampons during the menstrual periods, considered common in other countries, it’s still a hot topic in India. Many women still do not know how to use pads or the correct way to disposal … Continue reading Andressa Grechi – Volunteer, Brazil

Sarah Beischau – Volunteer, Germany


I am a German law student and I have worked for Safe N’ Happy Periods for about six weeks. First, other volunteers and I interviewed Indian girls about their opinions on menstruation and the way society deals with the topic. We made a video of it, which shows the extent that women’s periods are still … Continue reading Sarah Beischau – Volunteer, Germany