Young girls proudly displaying their Afripad kits they got from the free seminar in Rionchogu, Kenya

A Small Way to Make a Big Difference

By Suzanne Oden In 2010, I went to Rionchogu, Kenya, and participated in a women’s seminar led by a visiting nurse from the Regional Governmental Health Department.  It was attended by a large group of girls and women across a large span of ages from the local village and even some surrounding villages. I was …

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Leveling the Playing Field

Lynn Gaede on the AFRIpads Seminar in Rionchogu, Kenya Many things about being a female are universal; the reality of having a menstrual cycle is one. Even with many choices of feminine hygiene products and pain relievers, managing periods is a physical and emotional distraction and challenge. In Kenya these challenges can be life changing. …

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