Not many people in our country buy condoms at a store, as they are usually hesitant to buy one asking for it from the store owner. Ordering these condoms online is something that is slowly picking up as a trend nowadays.
Here's good news for those peeps out there, as the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (or AHF) has launched a free condom store; and that too online. This turns out to be the first free condom store in the world.
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Since we live in a nation where over 2.1 million people have been infected with HIV according to the United Nations report, the number keeps increasing and a store like this is much needed!
Read on to know more about this unique condom store.
This Was A Much Needed Initiative!
According to the United Nations report, India is a country where over 2.1 million number of HIV cases are reported. Since most of the sex workers and other vulnerable groups hesitate to purchase condoms from stores because of deep-rooted social taboos, coming up with an initiative like this was necessary. The chances of STDs is also increasing and with such a store in place, it is a great idea.
The Store Is An Online Store!
Though this store has been launched in India, it is said that the store is actually just an e-mail address through, which the NGOs that are working in the related fields can avail this service with just a call!
All You Need To Do Is Call The Toll-free Number!
If you wish to avail the free condoms, then all you need to do is just call a number and wait, as the condoms would be delivered to your doorstep. One can even drop a mail to their official e-mail ID. Sounds interesting, right?
To Avail The Free Condoms…
If you wish to try on using the service provided by this store, then you can call up on the toll-free number 1800 102 8102 to find out more; or reach them via an e-mail at email@example.com.
If you think we need more such stores, then do share your thoughts on the same in the comment section below.