The Most Affordable Way to Keep Girls in School

Megan Mukuria is one of three entrepreneurs in residence who joined us for a portion of the program. We learned from their experience and as a community, helped to accelerate the growth of their projects.


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Megan founded ZanaAfrica with the conviction that sanitary pads and reproductive health education are not only a basic human right, but also address root causes of gender inequality. Based in Kenya, ZanaAfrica manufactures and distributes radically affordable sanitary pads, underwear and health comics. It has served over 12,000 girls and plan to reach at minimum one million by 2020.


This post is part of a series profiling ventures in the first accelerator program dedicated to impacting the lives of millions of girls in poverty. For more information on the program, check out the Girl Effect Accelerator website.

About the author

Chance Barnett

Chance Barnett

Chance is the founding CEO of Crowdfunder. He played an early and significant role in JOBS Act legislation & regulation and is an angel investor and contributor at Forbes.