• Making Pads

    Making Pads

    Sanitary pads keep girls in school.

    65% of girls in East Africa could win back up to 6 weeks of school each year if given affordable, dignified means to manage their periods. Could this simple intervention of pads reverse girls’ dropout rate? Let our girls answer for themselves.

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  • Delivering Health Education

    Delivering Health Education

    Welcoming girls into womanhood

    Girls who learn about their bodies and have answers to questions in adolescence stay in school and embrace womanhood with confidence. We give 110 girls in 4 schools in Kibera supportive mentorship every week to help them step into the promise of their future.

    see our EmpowerNet Clubs

  • Informing Policy

    Informing Policy

    Using technology to drive policy.

    Supporting policy makers with statistics is one of the most effective ways to unleash girls’ potential. Our policy journey has led us to create a mobile phone app that gathers daily school data to inform health and education policy. How are we succeeding?

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  • Pad Giveaway Challenge


  • Engage With Us

    Engage with Us

    Invest in the future – theirs and yours.

    Whether as an active social media promoter, a campus ambassador, volunteering in Kenya, or donating to enhance our impact, we would love to engage with you at the nexus of your passion and ability. Where can you step in?

    Connect with Us

  • PopTech Talk


    “Investing in girls’ education is the best thing we can do to change the world. Yet two thirds of girls in the majority world drop out of school by 16 and do not realize these benefits. ”

    – Megan Mukuria, PopTech 2011
    CEO and Founder, ZanaAfrica

    Watch the talk

  • The ZanaAfrica Model