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

Co-Founder and CEO

Sophia Grinvalds

Co-Founder and Director

Benjamin Mpumwire

Head of Finance and Operations

Gihan De-Silva

Head of Production

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

Lowri Davies

Evidence and Partnerships Manager

SO SURE brand team

Joan Kalema

Sales Representative

Esther Athieno

Sales Representative

Marketing and Communications team

Gertrude Emojong

National Marketing and Communications Lead

Sarah Sullivan

Global Marketing and Communications Manager

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

Martha Watiri

Finance & Operations: AFRIpads Kenya

finance and administration Team

Barbara Nambafu

Senior Financial Controller

Gertrude Nabaweesi


Solome Nakazibwe

Finance and Administrative Officer


Viola Nomugisha

Human Resource & Admin Manager

Research & Development Team

Alice Parlett

Design, Research and Development Manager

Elijah Kiwanuka

Product Developer

Sabrina Eyatu

Consumer Researcher

Production Leadership Team

Irene Gabula

Store In-Charge

Kizza Phionah

Pad Production In-Charge

Nansubuga Shakira

Cutting In-Charge

Shida Joyce

Independent Quality Assurance Auditor