There is no way to mask the reality that female inmates face in underveloped counties like Sierra Leone so we must be frank. Let us imagine our mothers, wives, girlfriends, daughters, sisters, friends, and co-workers being on their monthly cycle for one day in a locked room with no phone, no way  to call friends and family to pick up a few Kotex or Always on their way home.

Think about the discomfort, disgust, pain, agitation, bloating, and not to mention the smell. Again imagine your wife, daughter, sister, mother, aunt, friend, neighbor, classmate, and/or co-worker being in this situation for a month, 3 months, 6 months, a year, and even an entire lifetime. Well, this is what women in prisons in a country like Sierra Leone go through every single month.

Lift a Village has recently teamed up with an organization called I Am My Sister's Keeper, a non profit  in Sierra whose mission is to create an impact of dignity restoration among female inmates across the Sierra Leone, W. Africa by providing essential supplies like sanitary pads and other hygiene products. 

With this partnership, we hope to provide hundreds of women in prison with the things we take for granted like pads, tampons, and other female sanitary products. So we are kindly asking each and every one of you to join our efforts by donating funds to purchase organic pads or in-kind TODAY. Purchase at or donate below.

To learn more about I Am My Sisters' Keeper, please click below.