International Day of Education

International Day of Education

Power Of Pads (POP) joins forces with International Day of Education to empower young girls in Kenya through sustainable menstrual health solutions. By reducing period poverty girls and women are able to take their rightful place in the world, starting in the...

World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day

Do you have access to a flushing toilet? Indoors? I suspect most people in the UK could answer 'yes' to that question now, even though outside loos are within living memory for some. And the answer would be the same if I asked you about a tap with running water. Sadly...

International Day of Rural Women

International Day of Rural Women

It’s #Internationaldayofruralwomen and we’re saying a huge thank you to the many women living in rural Kenya who make and deliver washable period pads in the projects we support. Many of them use their time to learn how to cut patterns, sew and distribute pads to...

World Humanitarian Day 2023

World Humanitarian Day 2023

On this year’s #WorldHumanitarianDay, #PowerOfPads, is honouring the incredible people we’re working with in rural Kenya. They are endeavouring to support girls and women in their local communities with access to period products, #menstrualhealth education and skills....

International Youth Day 2023: Empowering Girls and Women

International Youth Day 2023: Empowering Girls and Women

On August 12th, the world will celebrate International Youth Day, a day dedicated to acknowledging the role and potential of young people in making a positive impact on society. This year the focus is on achieving Sustainable Development Goals. A successful transition...

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2023

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2023

On this Menstrual Hygiene Day, we must acknowledge the millions of girls around the world who cannot access period products. At Power Of Pads #WeAreCommitted to providing free pads to the most needy girls in rural Kenya. We know that girls are still stigmatised and...

World Health Day 2023

World Health Day 2023

This year World Health Day falls on the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organisation. It is 75 years old today. As an organisation it has witnessed vast changes in the health of the world, however there are still disparities that shouldn’t exist in the...

International Women’s Day 2023

International Women’s Day 2023

#EmbraceEquity is the campaign slogan for International Women’s Day 2023. Kenya has moved forward in advancing gender equality in recent years with laws on domestic violence, sexual offences, encouraging funding for women led businesses and increasing representation...

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