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Pads4Girls

  • Transformation Textiles Underwear for Girls in Malawi

    Making Waste into Opportunity

    What if you could take something that was going to be either burnt, landfilled or made into plastic pellets, and make it into something highly useful that could have a major social…

  • Meet Anna Ebert, shero

    Anna Ebert wrote to us in March of 2012 to inquire whether we might be able to supply 50,000 Pads4Girls kits: we were amazed! It has taken some time to work out…

  • Motherhood, menstruation and men

    I had always planned on having kids and feel very blessed to have 2 wonderful boys. As much as I would have loved to share the whole ‘first period experience’ with a…

  • Cloth Pads for Girls in Africa

    Peace Corps Cloth Pad Project Update

    In  May 2011 Pads4girls was contacted by Helen McGuirk, a Peace Corps volunteer working in Nyanza Province, Kenya. Helen was collecting funds to start a Female Hygiene Program to teach girls in…

  • Days for Girls Opens Door to Change

    Back in October we received a donation request from Project Thrive, an organization that has been working hard to provide girls and women all over Africa with washable pads through their Days…

  • Cloth Pads for Cuba

    My husband and I sent the kids away to summer camp and planned a vacation to Cuba for just the two of us. We did some research before booking our trip, and…

  • Pads for Power

        Frédérique and her very first handmade pad! My name is Frédérique. I am a licensed practical nurse (LPN) and am currently going to college to become a registered nurse. I have…

  • DIY pads, for you or others!

    In Lunapads mythology, Once Upon A Time there was a fair young maiden (yours truly!) who aspired to make the loveliest washable menstrual pads in the land.  She toiled endlessly at her…

  • Cloth pads for women in Zimbabwe

    Meet Emily Wilson. She works in Zimbabwe with women’s organizations and through this work she has discovered a real need to help women and girls gain access to menstrual supplies. In Emily’s…