KOGIS is a Pan African project that aims to address the needs of girls in East Africa whose education is compromised by their absence during their menstruation cycle. The provides local girls in High School with menstrual pads, menstrual hygiene products and information on sexual and reproductive health.
In October 2018 the project was launched at Transformer Secondary School; A private high school in the slum area of Mukuru Kwa Ruben, Nairobi. Mukuru Kwa Ruben slum is located in the outskirts of the Central Business District of Nairobi County where many families struggle for survival as they live on hand-to-mouth. Basic resources like clean water is inadequate and many of the families are forced to buy water in mtungis from venders in there kiosks