On 16th February 2018, Femlead launched its Sanitary Pad Project in the same community. The colorful event was attended by over 1000 people including delegates from UK, France, Netherlands and USA; officials from the Local Government in Uganda, Commissioners from Ministry of Education, Local area councilors, Members of Parliament, local people and the Femlead girls and village women Project Leaders.
The Sanitary Pad Project was officially launched by a Non-Executive European board member, Jessie Gordon from the Netherlands.
The Sanitary Pad Project aims to manufacture sanitary towels from the banana stems in Busiiro Community in Uganda. Femlead’s primary motivation being to offer the Femlead school girls free Sanitary Towels to improve their health, hygiene and school attendance.