AFRIpads Menstrual Kit

AFRIpads

The AFRIpads Menstrual Kit is a set of four reusable sanitary pads, plus one storage bag, sold in Uganda, Malawi and Kenya.

Product description Brand name and product description

The AFRIpads Menstrual Kit is a set of 4 reusable sanitary pads, plus 1 storage bag. They have a 12-month lifecycle and are solid in Uganda, Kenya and Malawi. The design is a reusable pad that buttons securely into a pair of underwear, providing about 8-hours of use with a 2-hour drying period after washing.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

NGOs and international relief agencies, as well as by direct consumer purchases. Partners include Save the Children, ADRAPlan International, and others.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

$15/year supply

Lunapads has a One4Her program, made up of funds from customer donations, plus a percentage of Lunapads’ gross annual pad sales. This fund is used to provide AFRIpads washable pads to students who need them.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

These products are designed for woman and girls.

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