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 and 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

Women's Springbok & Western Province Rugby Captain, Director of MENstruation Foundation, Influencer, Sport Coach

Philani Zama

O’Grace Land MD & operations

O Grace Land Founding Executive Director, NPO Sector Consultant, Influencer,

Our Ambassadors

Sinalo Jafta

Protea & Western Province Cricket Star

Ashley de Lange

International Actress

Zinhle Ndawonde

Women's Springbok Rugby Player & Firefighter

Scarra Ntubeni

Springbok & Western Province Rugby Star

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.