Many girls in Africa miss 3-5 days of school each month because they cannot afford sanitary pads.

Most girls eventually end up dropping out of school altogether.



Its just another day - PERIOD



Palesa Reusable Pads can be used for up to 5 years, for less than 20% of the cost of disposable pads.
For many families, basic survival is a priority and there simply isn't enough money in the budget to buy pads every month.


Reusable Sanitary Pads by Palesa Pads™ provide a sustainable solution for up to 5 years which is a girl's high school career. Palesa Pads can, of course, be worn by women as well.
The tremendous savings on sanitary products contribute to the financial well-being of their families.
Palesa Pads are also better for the environment in that they do not contribute to landfill as is the case with disposable pads. The pads are simply washed and reused each month.

Too many things in life are hard but your periods shouldn't be one of them.

Palesa Pads® are lovingly made by African women.

It’s important to us to create employment in South Africa and to empower more women in our country to create a better life for themselves.

Testimonials

Full 1

"I use the mama pad from Palesa Pads and they are absolutely fabulous. I have a heavy flow after the birth of my two boys and I don't have any leaks, they are extremely comfortable and they give me the confidence to go about my everyday life without having to worry about leaking. Thank you for a great and affordable product."

M de B.

Full 1

"Best cloth pad in SA! Fast absorption, wicks away moisture and comfortable. I was so shocked I could have a happy period. No more feeling itchy from strange chemicals that turns liquid into gels (normal disposable pads). And the earth thanks you for leaving less of a footprint on it. This is what we need to keep struggling girls in school, a reusable option."

S Mdekazi

Full 1

"I am so delighted to write this review on behalf of ACFS Teenage Girls clubs who have been fortunate enough to receive each a box of the Palesa Pads. The Pads offer a real practical solution to our girls and they have seriously improved their quality of life and especially their school attendance. I and my girls do not hesitate recommend Palesa Pads to any woman young or old who care about her worth. Please give them a try, you will never look back. It’s an amazing 5-year investment!"

B Magoge

Full 1

"I bought these, was very skeptical but wanted to give it a try.
Best decision I have made. They are more comfortable than normal pads. I bought all sizes but so far I have only needed the mini and midi. Buttons are such a brilliant idea not only to secure the pad but to close it up if you need to change one and are not home. This will save me tons on money as well as the environment most importantly."

Landz M

Full 1

"The website is very user friendly, easy to order and pay. Incredibly fast shipping, product arrived in great condition. The pads themselves are comfortable and well made. Very pleased with the purchase and service received."
T Elliot

Full 1

"This works better than expected and I'm using it exclusively, even when on a camping holiday. Once used, you fold it making use of the clips and that ensures it doesn't soil your other clothes. Easy to clean, wash and rinse. So glad my footprint is less with this product."
E Holtzhausen

Full 1

"This works better than expected and I'm using it exclusively, even when on a camping holiday. Once used, you fold it making use of the clips and that ensures it doesn't soil your other clothes. Easy to clean, wash and rinse. So glad my footprint is less with this product."
E Holtzhausen

Full 1

"Just received my order of Palesa pads, what amazing service! I am super impressed. The pads look amazing, nice and trim, looking forward to trying them out after my c-section."
M Nel

Full 1

"Wow is all I can say. I LOVE this product. I don’t feel it at all and there really is no smell at all. I’m really impressed."
J Dominick-Lötter

Full 1

"Palesa Pads are comfortable and easy to clean
Love the colors. Love that they are environmentally friendly. Love that they are proudly South African."
S Watson

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Number of girls we have helped keep in school through Palesa Pads donations

108928

Number of disposable pads we've kept out of the environment

122172400

 

Palesa Pads is challenging all corporates to help #EndPeriodPoverty and #KeepAGirlChildInSchool. Listen to our HotFM ad below, to find out how your company can make a real difference!


 

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