Ending Period Poverty

Approximately 22 million South African women have their period every month, with around 35% of them having to choose between a loaf of bread or a sanitary product. Over 4 million woman in schools, varsities and sport clinics miss education and training for an average of 5 days per month because of the lack of access to sanitary products. Period Poverty disempowers too many woman in our society – and it can be

The Team

Marius Basson

CEO & operations

Co-founder & Director of MENstruation Foundation, Entrepreneur, Influencer

Siv Ngesi

Marketing & Advertising

Co-founder & Director of MENstruation Foundation, Actor, MC, Influencer

Babalwa Latsha

Motivational Speaker & Coaching

Director of Menstruation Foundation, Women's Springbok & Western Province Rugby Captain

Sinalo Jafta

Motivational Speaker & Coaching

Director of Menstruation Foundation, Protea & Western Province cricket star,

Linda Thom

Creative & Design

Director of Menstruation Foundation, Designer & Imaginator

Our Ambassadors

Ashley de Lange

International Actress

Khiwe Grootboom

Afro-Centric Artist/Musician, Student

Scarra Ntubeni

Springbok & Western Province Rugby Star

Mishkah vd Schyff

Real Talk Influencer, Mompreneur, Video Creator

Zinhle Ndawonde

Women's Springbok Rugby Player & Firefighter

Our Partner

“We Stand in the Gap”… for girls who have aged out of care. The time that girls spend at O Grace Land is just that: a time of grace. The transition that O Grace Land offers is one that helps girls develop job and life skills, self esteem and an independent mind-set. Overall we help girls to become young women ready to step into adult life.


O Grace Land creates a space where girls can live and develop.