Lerato Kganyago tries to provide help to every needy through her concerts
Lerato Kganyago has always been hooked on helping the girl child and young women fight period poverty.
She has put her plan in motion to assist make sanitary care accessible to women who come from impoverished backgrounds.
With the introduction of the Flutter By LKG sanitary pads brand, which is an addition to her Flutter family, the DJ has decided to place her philanthropic ways to good use by giving back to charities.
Fun Fact: Her sanitary pads are manufactured by a black female entrepreneur, whose company is run exclusively by black women! How amazing is that?
The Period Poverty benefit was a platform she, celebrities, and other well-known DJs, including President Cyril Ramaphosa were using to place an end to period poverty. The virtual concert happened last night on the 5th, and therefore the code was read.
THANK YOU!Mr President @cyrilramaphosa for answering our call. Lending your voice to address the fight against Period Poverty will help amplify this cause to bring dignity to thousands of women and girls across our land. #endperiodpoverty RSVP on link https://t.co/MGjQtTn2bL 🩸 pic.twitter.com/oaz3L2toEv
— leratokganyago (@Leratokganyago) February 5, 2021
Everyone attending promised to donate 100 sanitary pads each to a charity organization of their choice. Speaking about the event, she said, “Not having the ability to travel to high school or earn a living just because you are doing not have access to sanitary pads is heartbreaking. This challenge is often so easily resolved.
“I hope that this event will help play a little but pivotal role in helping us all join together to fight period poverty, and thus help young girls and ladies realize their dreams,” she added.
Last year for her birthday, Lerato Kganyago donated sanitary pads to women in several provinces starting in Hammanskraal, Tshwane, where she gave away 200 sanitary pads to a non-profit organization called Ubuhle be’Ntombi zeNgcuce.
In addition, as a part of her 67 minutes for Mandela, LKG alongside the Mayor of Ekurhuleni Mzwandile Masina, distributed sanitary pads with an estimated worth of R120 000 to communities in Daveyton, and donated 12 000 pads to surrounding areas. They also donated 67 food parcels and three 000 face masks. In total, she has donated 60 000 pads.
To celebrate she took to Twitter to write down, “Thousands of #FlutterbyLKG pads were distributed in Hamaanskraal, Ekhuruleni, and KZN. Women’s sexual and reproductive health aren’t just women’s issues, they’re societal issues. Flutter’s main objective is to uplift our society, one female at a time. The journey continues…”
Speaking about making her pads available in several parts of the country, starting with Namibia, the great sis wrote, “Millions can’t afford to take care of menstrual health. We’re fortunate to be ready to play a task within the eradication of period poverty in SA, one home at a time,” tweeted Lerato.
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