Affordable and Accessible Sanitation for Women (AASW), is a global non-registered initiative that produces and distributes reusable sanitary packages and equips girls with necessary skills and knowledge to give themselves and their communities get access to menstrual hygiene. AASW also uses various social platforms to spread awareness about menstruation in the goal of breaking the taboo and social stigma surrounding menstruation as a topic. Up to date, AASW has given access to over 650 girls and has had over 50, 000 engagements on our social media platforms. AASW currently has 8-youth led team in 7 different countries, namely; Kenya, India, Pakistan, Tanzania, UAE, UK and Nigeria.
To date, AASW has given access to over 3000 menstruators around the world. Since the pandemic hit, AASW was able to reach out to 2500 menstruators who were all vulnerable to the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19. This year our goal is to give access to over 5000 menstruators in Kenya, Tanzania, India and Pakistan.