2020 Enterprise Cohort Announcement
Meet Our New Enterprise Cohort!
Days for Girls Enterprises are locally-run businesses that bring locally-sewn kits and MHH education to their communities. This year, we’re pleased to introduce a brand-new cohort of leaders who will be trained to launch Enterprises in their communities throughout Africa. Please join us in welcoming them to the Days for Girls global family!
Lucy Odiwa, Tanzania
Lucy Achieng’ Odiwa is a quality health access practitioner and Co-Founder/CEO of WomenChoice Industries: a social enterprise that manufactures and distributes affordable, reusable sanitary towels to young women from low-resource settings in Tanzania.
Patrick Jude, Uganda
Patrick Jude is a social justice leader and Co-Founder/Executive Director of International Foundation for Recovery and Development (IFRAD). There, he works with rural communities in Uganda to address unemployment, poverty and gender based violence — with a focus on fighting period poverty and reducing the marginalization of women and girls.
Juliana Katini Mdari, Kenya
Juliana is a gender equality champion serving women & girls in Barut, a rural area of Nrkuru, Kenya. Through Raise The Roof Kenya, she led efforts to empower women with menstrual health solutions (including DfG pads) and skills that lift them out of poverty – like dressmaking, cooking, soap making and more.
Joyce Kugblenu, Ghana
Joyce Kugblenu is an educationist with 12 years of experience working under the Ghana Education Service in the Ho Municipality. She is currently the CEO of WomenNow Ghana, an NGO focused on menstrual health management and adolescent reproductive health education/skills training.
Martha Charles, Tanzania
Martha Charles is a youth advocate and Livelihood Program Manager at Kindara for Youth Evolution, where she teaches entrepreneurship, business planning skills and menstrual health management to young people.
Kwame Grundow, Ghana
Kwame Grundow joins us with a bachelor’s degree in Development Planning and master’s degree in Corporate Governance and Strategic Leadership. He has been inspired to work with women and girls to improve menstrual health management through Live Right Ghana.
Amidya Abul Latiff, Ghana
Amdiya is a Girl Child Education activist, social entrepreneur and SDG award-winner who leads sustainable development in rural areas of Ghana through education, mentorship and support.