NPR Examines How AFRIPads Sanitary Products Helping More African Girls Stay In School
NPR: Proper Sanitary Pads Are Keeping Girls In School
“…Through donations and partnerships with organizations, AFRIpads are now sold and distributed in other parts of Africa. The pads are packaged and sold in kits that include holders and a carrying bag as well as the pads themselves. And they have ‘transformed girls’ lives,’ says Jinny St. Goar, the U.S. project director for Mali Nyeta, a nonprofit grassroots organization dedicated to improving education and building stronger community in a rural area of Mali that has distributed 300 AFRIpad menstrual kits…” (Cole, 3/9).