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

Join the Team

Senior Management Team

Joris Boon


Benjamin Mpumwire

Head of Finance and Human Resources

Gihan De-Silva

Head of Production and Supply Chain

Michelle Tjeenk Willink

Head of Partnerships and Communications

Gillis Wesselman van Helmond

Chief Commercial Officer


Sophia Grinvalds


Paul Grinvalds


Sales Team

Geofrey Businge

Regional Partnerships & Business Development Manager
(Uganda, South Sudan, DRC)

Theresa Farai Nyava

Sales Executive (Zimbabwe)

Rhoda Nakato

Business Development Executive AFRIpads
SoSure Manager

Daniel Mugenga

Regional Sales Manager

SO SURE brand team

Adeke Bridget

Sales Assistant

Shamim Mutesi

Sales Assistant

Partnership & Communications team

Sabrina Eyatu

Partnerships and Research Associate

Gloria Nirere

Partnerships and Training Associate

Operations Team

Annet Namutebi

Storekeeper and Receptionist

Rashidah Naggayi

Supply Chain Coordinator

Sandra Tusingwire

Logistics Manager

Martin Kusiima

Operations and Field Support

Abdu Okia

Operation and Field Support

Christopher Nsereko

Operations Clerk

Finance Team

Barbara Nambafu

Senior Financial Controller

Gertrude Nabaweesi


Solome Nakazibwe

Finance and Administrative Officer

Joyce Wanjiku Maina

Finance Officer (Kenya)

Sharifah Ndagire

Finance Assistant

Human Resources Team

Viola Nomugisha

Human Resource & Admin Manager

Research & Development Team

Elijah Kiwanuka

Product Developer

Administration Team

Ruth Namutebi

Office Assistant

Emmanuel Alinda

Security Guard

Sarah Kyomugisha

Office Assistant

Production Leadership Team

Allan Kigozi

Factory Supervisor

Juliet Nankabirwa

Stores In-Charge

Justine Nakayiza

Assistant Quality In-Charge

Kevin Nakirya

Quality In-Charge

May Nabwami

Finishing In-Charge

Phionah Kizza

Production In-Charge

Shakirah Nansubuga

Cutting In-Charge

William Aliti

Mechanic In-Charge