WHAT IS EMPOWER DADA?

In addition to visiting schools and educating, mentoring and equipping young schoolgirl to manage their periods effectively, PadHer is constantly partnering with local NGOs across Africa to bring PadHer to their community. This program is called “Empower Dada”. Dada means “sister” in swahili.

THE GOAL
Teaching and mentoring young girls from underserved communities about menstruation using comic books and equipping them with free reusable sanitary pads and underwear to help them manage their periods effectively.

LIST OF "EMPOWER DADA" EVENTS

Empower Dada, Githurai, Kenya
Theme: Keeping our young girls in school
Venue: Githurai DO’s Office (CDF social hall)
Date: 4th Dec. 2021
Number of girls impacted: 100
Duration: 10am-2pm (4hrs)
Target Audience: Young school girls aged between 10-15
Partners:
Awimo’s Girl Support Foundation
Generation Guiders

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Empower Dada, Uthiru, Kenya
Theme: Pad Up Our Girls
Venue: Children’s Garden Home and School
Date: 11th Dec. 2021
Number of girls impacted: 150
Duration: 3pm-6pm (3hrs)
Target Audience: Young school girls aged between 10-15
Partners:
Pad Up a Girl Kenya

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Empower Dada, Riruta Satellite, Kenya
Theme: Leave No Girl Behind
Venue: Mary Faith Children’s Home
Date: 24th Dec. 2021
Number of girls impacted: 100
Duration: 9am-12pm (3hrs)
Target Audience: Young school girls aged between 10-15
Partners:
Pad Up a Girl Kenya

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Empower Dada, Kawangware, Kenya
Theme: Teach, Mentor, Equip, Period II
Venue: Kawangware Initiative Centre
Date: 25th Dec. 2021
Number of girls impacted: 10
Duration: 4pm-7pm (3hrs)
Target Audience: Young school girls aged between 10-15
Partners:
Pad Up a Girl Kenya

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Empower Dada, Kahawa Soweto, Kenya
Theme: Periods, Your Pride.
Venue: Kahawa Soweto Resource Center
Date: 6th Apr. 2022
Number of girls impacted: 180
Duration: 10am-2pm (4hrs)
Target Audience: Young school girls aged between 10-15
Partners:
Soweto Youth Initiative
Awimo’s Girl Support Foundation

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Empower Dada, Kariobangi, Kenya
Theme: Bleed With Pride
Venue: Kariobangi North
Date: 19th Apr. 2022
Number of girls impacted: 150
Duration: 2pm-5pm (3hrs)
Target Audience: Young school girls aged between 10-15
Partners:
Kariobangi Justice Center
Awimo’s Girl Support Foundation

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Empower Dada, Kajiado, Kenya
Theme: Empower a Kenyan Girl
Venue: Kajiado Rescue Centre, Kenya
Date: 19th-22nd Apr. 2022
Number of girls impacted: 200
Duration: 9am-4pm (7hrs)
Target Audience: Young school girls aged between 10-15
Partners:
DWB Foundation
Shalom Youth Network
Allied for Maa
Balozi Wa Amani
Build Her Confidence

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Empower Dada, Kawangware, Kenya II
Theme: Girls Only
Venue: Kawangware Initiative Centre
Date: 12th Jun. 2022
Number of girls impacted: 30
Duration: 9:30am-12:30pm (3hrs)
Target Audience: Young school girls aged between 10-15
Partners:
Pad Up a Girl Kenya

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Empower Dada, Riruta Satellite, Kenya
Theme: It’s Normal, Period
Venue: Mary Faith Children’s Home
Date: 12th Jun. 2021
Number of girls impacted: 110
Duration: 2pm-5pm (3hrs)
Target Audience: Young school girls aged between 10-15
Partners:
Pad Up a Girl Kenya

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Empower Dada, Nanyuki, Kenya
Theme: Boys Too
Venue: Goshen Children’s Home
Date: 18th Jun. 2021
Number of girls/boys impacted: 65
Duration: 12pm-4pm (4hrs)
Target Audience: Young school girls and boys aged between 10-15
Partners:
Pad Up a Girl Kenya

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Are you an NGO, and you want to partner with PadHer to bring Empower Dada to your community? shoot us a mail via ahamba@padher.org
NOTE: We currently only serve underserved communities.