University Doesn't Cover The Cost Of Sanitary Products, So Student Uses Her Loan To Offer Them To Other Students For Free
For most students, college is their home away from home for a minimum of four years. The only difference? This home costs a lot more money than most of these students have seen in their lives at that point.
It's hard enough being a hard working student trying to get good grades so they can have a bright future. It's even harder for those who have taken out loans to pay for schooling.
Girls have the added stress of their menstrual cycle on top of all that. Every month, we get a little gift disturbs eating habits, breaks sleeping patterns, messes with emotions, and comes with a nasty little side effect called cramps.
Of course the worst part is the loss of blood and the need for sanitary products to make sure that blood doesn't stain our clothes or cause infections. Women spend a lot of money stocking up on these, and yet, it's never enough.
Then there's the constant stress of getting your period when you're unprepared. You don't have anything with you and you don't have anything back in your dorm and you can't wait until your next shopping trip. What are you supposed to do?
If you're 22-year-old University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol Daisy Wakefield, then you go to the nearest bathroom to grab supplies. Or at least, you should be able to.