About Project

Located in the heart of Abuja’s Kuje Area Council, Government Science School Kuje is a pioneering secondary school dedicated to empowering girls through education. As a boarding school that comprises both junior and senior levels, 

SuS Pads partnered with this exceptional school to provide menstrual hygiene and reusable pad training to its students. The initiative aimed to address a pressing issue faced by many young girls in Nigeria: the lack of access to affordable menstrual products. With most girls struggling to afford disposable pads, this workshop was designed to educate participants on menstrual health, hygiene, and management.

Through this collaboration, we are promoting a culture of openness and inclusivity around menstruation, breaking down stigmas and misconceptions that often surround this natural part of life. By doing so, we are fostering a generation of confident, informed, and empowered young women who are equipped to take control of their reproductive health.

Key Highlights

  • 500 girls attended the menstrual hygiene workshop, where they were taught how to manage their period hygienically
  • Participants received hands-on training on reusable pad making and were equipped with essential skills to manage their menstrual hygiene effectively
  •  The workshop emphasized the importance of menstrual hygiene management and provided guidelines on how to maintain healthy habits during menstruation
  • The girls were given menstrual pads where they can keep their reusable pads safe for their next period

Project Impact

By empowering girls at Government science School Kuje with the knowledge and skills to manage their menstrual health, we are confident that our project had a profound and lasting impact on their lives. Not only did we teach them essential skills for menstrual hygiene and management, but we also equipped them with the confidence to create their own reusable pads, a vital tool for their physical and emotional well-being.

 With this newfound independence and practical knowledge, these girls were better equipped to attend school regularly, stay healthy, and achieve their full potential. This holistic approach improved not only their physical health but also boosted their self-esteem, social confidence, and overall well-being, ultimately breaking the cycle of period poverty and ensuring a brighter future for generations to come.

Project Sustainability

Building on the foundation of menstrual health education and practical skills, our project at Government science School Kuje has created a self-sustaining ecosystem where girls are empowered to become menstrual health ambassadors and champions in their community. By establishing a school-based menstrual health club, we have fostered a culture of peer-to-peer support, mentorship, and resource sharing.

 The trained girls are now equipped to lead workshops, provide guidance to their peers, and advocate for menstrual health awareness and access to reusable pads. This sustainable model ensures that the impact of our project will be long-lasting, as the girls themselves become the drivers of change in their community, perpetuating a cycle of empowerment, education, and improved menstrual health.

Join the Movement to Break the Chain of Period Poverty!

  • Every girl deserves access to menstrual health education, sustainable solutions, and the confidence to thrive. Your support can make a lasting impact in the communities and schools we work 
  • Support SuS Pads: Contribute to our mission by donating to or cause by sponsoring reusable pad training in less privileged communities and schools providing menstrual hygiene kits, reusable pads, and training for the girls. Every donation counts!
  • Volunteer with Us: Share your skills and expertise by volunteering for our menstrual health workshops, club mentoring, or community outreach programs. Together, we can create a ripple effect of positive change!
  • Contact Us: For more information on how you can get involved, email bolu@suspads.com or visit https://www.suspads.com/. Let’s work together to empower girls and break the cycle of period poverty

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