Happy. Period

About Us


Zaakira Mahomed
Zaakira MahomedFounding member and Chairperson of the Board
Founder of the MINA Foundation, business woman and budding entrepreneur.
Dr Mashadi Motlana
Dr Mashadi MotlanaCo-Founder and Director of the Mina Foundation
Founding Director of the Dr Nthato Motlana Foundation, business woman and health champion.
Lerato Ndoro
Lerato NdoroCo-Founder and Director of the Mina Foundation
Strategic HR and talent specialist, philanthropist and charity enthusiast.

MINA Board

Dr Theo Mothoa-Frendo
Dr Theo Mothoa-Frendo Board Member
Pharmaceutical, Clinical, Research, and Medical Marketing Specialist.
Julia Stephens
Julia StephensBoard Member
Director and a qualified Trade Mark Attorney
Eusebius McKaiser
Eusebius McKaiser Board Member
Political Analyst, Broadcaster, Philosophy Lecturer and Writer.
Maryna Gilfillan
Maryna GilfillanBoard Member
Partner at Barnard Gilfillan Accountants


The MINA Foundation was founded by 3 dynamic women with the mission to keep more young girls in school, change their lives and save the planet. They travel globally not only distributing MINA to schools, but also empowering girls with information and mentorship about appropriate female hygiene and sanitation.

“We are passionate about bridging the gap between classes and life. Our approach includes sessions with teachers and parents. This ensures an inclusive strategy that is mindful of cultural barriers that are sensitive to young girls to this day.”

Along with a team of phenomenal facilitators, we dive into the lives of the girls with passion and conviction, sharing their expectations, obstacles and feelings with them.  We are a team on a mission to MINARISE the world.


She lasts up to 5 years.


She creates a vacuum seal which prevents leaks.


She is made of 100% medical grade silicone.

MINA Testimonials

After using MINA for the first time, my life changed. Big up to MINA!
Ramaine Secondary School
I recommend MINA to every girl in the world. Thank you for you for your care. I salute MINA!
Kagiso – Borolong High School
The instructions are very clear and easy to follow. She is economical and guarantees a happy period with no leaks and no pain.
Tapana High School

MINA’s Chommies (Friends)

MINA’s Guardians


MINARISE the world