APAMOur Story

Shielding
the future

A PACK A MONTH {APAM} is a Christ centered, registered not-for-profit; community based organization that aims at providing at least one pack of sanitary towels to needy adolescent
girls and young women. We use that as a platform to not only understand community challenges but also impart the AGYW and their surrounding community at large with knowledge of Christ, Menstrual Hygiene Management, Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, hold community dialogues, end Gender Based Violence (FGM; child marriage), mentorship and life-skills; adolescent mothers babies care and extracurricular activities (soccer/football).
What We Do

Our Mission

Towards creating an informed society that promotes, protects and amplifies Human Rights and Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) through provision and distribution of Menstrual Health products, capacity building community dialogue and advocacy.

Our Vision

To eradicate transactional sex among GYW through the provision of menstrual health products and ensure a community free of Sexual Gender Based Violence with voices of Adolescent Girls and Young Women amplified.
Our Main ObjectivesGoals

Helping the girls have a smooth sailing in school during what they term as ``The most difficult time``, by providing sanitary pads.

Our role at A PACK A MONTH is not only to meet the immediate sanitary pads needs but also to equip these girls & young women with life-skills & mentorship hence reducing and eventually eradicating transactional sex.

Jackline Saleiyan
~Founder

APAM also seeks to avail empowerment opportunities through forums like educating the girls on menstrual health and sexuality, run anti-FGM campaigns, rescue GBV victims, carry out career development & mentorship programs; sports empowerment, workshops and exposure trips.

Objective 1

To provide sanitary pads to needy girls on a monthly basis and create awareness on menstrual health.

Objective 2

To eradicate transactional sex for pads among AGYW in Kajiado County by 75% by 2030

Objective 3

To educate AGYW and the host community on MHM; SRHR and SGBV

Objective 4

To reactively rescue AGYW victims of SGBV and work with the administration to ensure their BEST interest is protected.

Objective 5

To empower AGYW with life-changing skills to enable them to be financially and socially independent.

Objective 6

To participate in advocacy processes like formulation and implementation of policies like anti-FGM policy; memorandums and petitions both at county and national level.

Objective 7

To eradicate transactional sex within Kajiado County by 75% by the year 2030 through thought provoking and lifestyle changing mentorship.

Where We Operate

We have for the past 4 years been operating within Kajiado County; covering Kajiado North, Kajiadio West, Kajiado Central and Oloillilai Sub Counties. We have up to 400 girls and young women who are direct beneficiaries. 708 Households fed during COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Sub Counties Covered

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Girls Supported Monthly

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Reached with MHM Products since inception

Some of
Our Partners

Target GroupThe Need

Girls from marginalized areas
of Kajiado County.

Combined with the limited availability and access to MHM Products, many adolescent girls engage in (unprotected) transactional sex to get money for MHM products to remain in school.
More About Us

How we achieve our objectives

Through like-minded individuals who are willing to donate their resources to enable purchase of the sanitary pads, panties and needed items as need arise.

How we achieve our objectives

Engage the students in the various mentorship; life-skills; sports and civic programs.

DID YOU KNOW THAT 10$ IS ENOUGH TO BUY A WHOLE YEAR SUPPLY OF PADS FOR A GIRL ?

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BANK TRANSFER

Account name: A PACK A MONTH

Account Number: 01134245024200

Swift Code: KCOOKENA

LIPA NA M-PESA 

Paybill Number: 400200

Account Number: 01134245024200

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Mobile number: +254 703 101 816.

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We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.”  ~ Mother Teresa To support our efforts, contact us via these channels.