Keeping Girls in School One Pad at a Time


  Provide girls with tools and resources to go to school, stay in school and complete their education

  Why we do it

  Educating girls helps foster economic growth and its crucial to lifting households out of poverty

  Support us

  Did you know that lack of sanitary pads and undergarments keep girls out of class for 4 days every month? What can you do to help?


Pad Heaven Initiative is a social enterprise that manufactures low cost sanitary pads to keep girls in class during their periods.Over 900,000 girls in Kenya miss upto 4 days a month from school due to lack of access to affordable sanitary pads.

We are changing that through our re-usable sanitary pads which we produce with the help of the inmates at Langata women’s Prison. We have also ventured in the manufacture of a disposable pad made from agricultural by products. Pad Heaven has also published a book on Menstrual hygiene to educate young girls on menstruation management. Thank you for visiting. We look forward to your support and feedback Kamaitha




Menstrual hygiene book

Pad Heaven Initiative has published a booklet called
‘Path to womanhood’ that has been developed to help school girls manage menstruation.

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Disposable Pads

With the help of USADF (United States African Development Fund) Pad Heaven has developed a prototype of a disposable pad, which is made from agricultural by- products

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Re-usable Pads

Working in partnership with Langata Women Prisons, we produce the washable pads through the inmates to reduce recidivism (re-offence) caused by unemployment.

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