Prince Harry, Meghan Markle choose Mumbai Charity For Royal Wedding Gift Donations

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have decided to help women in Mumbai's slums. The couple has chosen a few organisations that will receive donations in place of gifts.

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Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have decided to help women in Mumbai's slums. The couple have chosen few organisations that will receive donations in place of gifts for their royal wedding next month.

Myna Mahila Foundation is among seven charities hand-picked by the couple as they announced that anyone who might wish to mark their wedding day on May 19. “Myna Mahila Foundation is delighted to be a part of this special occasion for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. This support will enable us to expand our reach into more urban slums in Mumbai, empowering local women through access to menstrual hygiene products and employment opportunities”, said Suhani Jalota founder of Myna Mahila Foundation in a statement.

It is said that the foundation works as a network in Mumbai's slum areas, empowering its staff through training in women's health, life and self-defense skills.

Markle had once mentioned in 'Time' magazine after her visit to Mumbai last year, “During my time in the slum communities outside of Mumbai, I shadowed women who are part of a microfinance system where they manufacture sanitary napkins and sell them within the community. The namesake of the organization, Myna Mahila Foundation, refers to a chatty bird (‘Myna’) and ‘Mahila’ meaning woman. The name echoes the undercurrent of this issue: we need to speak about it, to be ‘chatty’ about it”, said the actress.

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