AFRIpads Overview

  • Founded
  • 2009
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 150
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC
  • Investors
  • 5

AFRIpads General Information


Manufacturer and supplier of reusable sanitary pads intended to help women and girls overcome menstrual barriers. The company's sanitary pads are made from cloth and are washable, ultra-absorbent, natural and unscented, providing female consumers with a hygienic, cost-effective and eco-friendly alternative to menstrual hygiene management.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Personal Products
Other Industries
Primary Office
  • Plot 28 Ntinda View Crescent
  • Naguru
  • Kampala
  • Uganda
+256 039 0000000
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AFRIpads Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Later Stage VC 01-Oct-2020 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Product Crowdfunding 01-Jan-2014 00.000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 01-Dec-2013 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Grant 01-Oct-2013 $84.8K Completed Generating Revenue
1. Angel (individual) 01-Mar-2009 Completed Startup
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AFRIpads Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Paul Grinvalds Co-Founder, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Barbara Nambafu Senior Financial Controller
Sophia Grinvalds Co-Founder & Board Member
Benjamin Mpumwire Head of Finance and Operations
Giovanni Gerola Member of Supervisory Board
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AFRIpads Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
Rene van de Wolfshaar AFRIpads Chairman of Supervisory Board 000 0000
Sophia Grinvalds AFRIpads Co-Founder & Board Member 000 0000
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AFRIpads Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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AFRIpads Investors (5)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
The Case for Her Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Opes Impact Fund Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Grand Challenges Canada Limited Partner 000 0000 000000 0
Bert Bolkenstein Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Piet Colruyt Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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