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Modern toilets, free sanitary pads help keep girls in school


In 2019, at least 42 girls stayed away from school due to menstrual shame and stigma.

Modern toilets,  free sanitary pads help keep girls in school

By Anne Atieno | 1 day ago

Giving girls gift of dignity 'sanitary pads'

Giving girls gift of dignity 'sanitary pads'

Growing up, Lucy Kapkirwok, CEO Sanpad, lived in humbling poverty, basics like pads were a luxury. This is what inspired her to develop disposable pads that are a lifeline for poor women.

Sylvia Wakhisi | 8 years ago

To the rescue with sanitary pads

At only 22, Grace Ochieng has blazed the trail with New Visions Sewing Cooperative, which brings together village tailors to sew sanitary pads for poor girls. She spoke JOSEPHINE OPAR

| 10 years ago

Panties and pads with a purpose

Esther Wambui was last month honoured for her selfless act of trying to keep girls in school by supplying them with panties and sanitary pads. She spoke to KIUNDU WAWERU, and becomes Eve Woman's first unsung heroine, launching this column that will celebrate Kenya's women who are changing the lives of people living in their community.

| 10 years ago