Health and Beyond Foundation

MoonCatcher Menstrual Hygiene project


East & West Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya

HABF in partnership with Shashi Kiran Charitable Trust is implementing the ‘Mooncatcher project’ in districts in Meghalaya, since June 2021. The MoonCatcher Project, based in New York makes and provides free reusable, washable menstrual pad kits or “MoonCatcher Kits”. These pads provide a way for girls to stay in school during menstruation, giving them a greater chance of completing their education.  Special awareness programs about Menstrual hygiene is combined with the distribution of kits.


To improve menstrual health and hygiene for adolescent girls and women through eco-friendly reusable menstrual pads


Adolescent schoolgirls (Ages -11 to 20 years)


  • Free MoonCatcher kits were distributed to all participants
  • Feedback from these sessions was positive about the use of reusable pads, which are eco-friendly and protects the environment