For the better part of 2 years now, Kristin Mixson has been active in making Luopads for less fortunate women in developing areas. What are Luopads? They are a washable, reusable feminine hygiene pad. GAiN USA got us started with them. They are packaged in a kit and delivered to women all over the world. Many women withdraw from society during their time of the month. Schoolgirls don’t come to school and young women can’t do what they need to to care for their families. These pads help restore dignity and are also used as an evangelistic tool in teaching women that God loves them.
How are they made? We use templates to cut out towels and flannel and then the pieces are sewn together. Help is needed to cut and to sew. Or if you’d like to purchase supplies we can provide a tax deductible receipt through EDEN. Here is what is needed: