PUNE: Courtyard by Marriott Pune, Chakan, a leading name in the hospitality industry, has undertaken a commendable Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative in collaboration with Marriott’s “Serve 360” program. The joint effort resulted in the installation of a state-of-the-art sanitary pad dispensing machine at Shree Shivaji Vidhya Mandir and Junior College while benefiting 3000 female students.
The initiative is aimed at promoting menstrual hygiene among female students, reflecting the organization’s commitment to education and women’s health. With a strong belief in giving back to the communities they serve, Courtyard by Marriott Pune, Chakan, and Marriott have taken this crucial step to make a positive impact on the lives of young girls. The initiative highlights the significance of menstrual hygiene, breaking taboos, and fostering a more open and supportive environment for discussions around women’s health.
“We extend our gratitude to Courtyard by Marriott, Pune Chakan for their remarkable efforts in making these machines a reality. Their dedication to improving women’s health and hygiene is truly commendable. A heartfelt thank you to the technicians, engineers, and researchers involved in the development of these machines. Their hard work has resulted in products that will positively impact the lives of many“, said Shevkari G. A., a teacher in the school.
This initiative is in line with Marriott’s ‘Serve 360’ initiative, which progressively reflects the hotel group’s dedication to sustainable and responsible business practices. With a focus on creating opportunities, supporting communities, and preserving the environment, “Serve 360” by Marriott aims to make a positive impact on the lives of people across different destinations.
The hotel has spearheaded the installation of a modern and user-friendly sanitary pad dispensing machine within the school and college premises. Alongside this, an interactive workshop on menstrual hygiene management was organized aimed at empowering young girls with essential knowledge for their well-being.
The workshop, led by experts, aimed to break taboos and educate the students on proper menstrual hygiene practices. Such endeavors highlight the resolute and conscious commitment of the Hotel and the Group towards social responsibility says Purnima Kumari- HR Manager, Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan.
Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan has also pledged to regularly maintain and restock the sanitary pad dispensing machine. This sustained effort will ensure that the students continue to benefit from this facility for years to come.
Overall, this initiative by Courtyard by Marriott Pune, Chakan, and Marriott’s “Serve 360” program is a commendable effort towards promoting menstrual hygiene and empowering young girls with essential knowledge for their well-being. It reflects the organization’s commitment to sustainable and responsible business practices and highlights the significance of breaking taboos and fostering a more open and supportive environment for discussions around women’s health.