The AFRIpads Family

AFRIpads has grown from a 3-person start-up to an award winning social enterprise that remains committed to improving menstrual health for millions across Africa and beyond

Senior Management Team

Paul Grinvalds


Sophia Grinvalds


Benjamin Mpumwire

Head of Finance and Human Resources

Gihan De-Silva

Head of Production and Supply Chain

Partnership and Business Development Team

Elise Schutte

Regional Partnership and Business Development Manager (Southern Africa)

Geofrey Businge

Regional Partnerships and Business Development Manager

Muna Mohamed

Partnerships and Business Development Representative

Raymond Mpamizon

Partnerships and Business Development Associate

Theresa Farai Nyava

Sales Executive (Zimbabwe)

Lowri Davies

Evidence and Partnerships Manager

Gloria Nirere

Evidence and Partnerships Associate

SO SURE brand team

Esther Athieno

Sales Executive

Adeke Bridget

Sales Assistant

Shamim Mutesi

Sales Assistant

Marketing and Communications team

Sarah Sullivan

Global Marketing and Communications Manager

Gertrude Emojong

National Marketing and Communications Lead

Operations Team

Annet Namutebi

Storekeeper and Receptionist

Rashidah Naggayi

Supply Chain Coordinator

Ruth Namutebi

Office Assistant

Sandra Tusingwire

Logistics Manager

Silas Cyril-Aogon

Fleet and Special Task Manager

Martin Kusiima

Operations and Field Support

Abdu Okia

Operation and Field Support

finance and administration Team

Barbara Nambafu

Senior Financial Controller

Gertrude Nabaweesi


Solome Nakazibwe

Finance and Administrative Officer

Jane Gladys Nakyambadde

Finance & Admin Officer

Joyce Wanjiku Maina

Finance Officer (Kenya)


Viola Nomugisha

Human Resource & Admin Manager

Research & Development Team

Elijah Kiwanuka

Product Developer

Sabrina Eyatu

Consumer Researcher

Production Leadership Team

Juliet Nankabirwa

Product Safety Officer

Justine Nakayiza

Assistant Production Supervisor

Kevin Nakirya


May Nabwami


Phionah Kizza


Shakirah Nansubuga


Spencer Niwamanya

Quality Control-in-Charge

William Aliti