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Pioneering Industrialist and Catalyst for Change

Lindiwe Nkuna Kgopa is South Africa's trailblazing industrialist, renowned for her unparalleled contributions to the manufacturing sector and her relentless drive for social change. As the founder and visionary behind Lindiwe Pads, Lindiwe has shattered glass ceilings by establishing Africa's first large-scale sanitary pad manufacturing plant, a ground-breaking facility run entirely by women. This state-of-the-art plant, capable of producing 800 pads per minute across various ranges, highlights her dedication to innovation and empowerment.

In recognition of her extraordinary achievements, Lindiwe has garnered prestigious accolades, including the 2022 Inaugural BIS Conference Award and the coveted “Entrepreneur of the Year” award in the business partners emerging category  2023. Her remarkable success in the emerging category has cemented her status as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Lindiwe Pads is not just a brand; it is a movement redefining the menstrual economy. As the only black female entrepreneur at the forefront of this vital industry, Lindiwe stands as a powerful symbol of empowerment. Her unwavering dedication to producing SABS-compliant, proudly South African sanitary pads has positioned Lindiwe Pads as a formidable force in a sector historically dominated by men.

Lindiwe Nkuna Kgopa’s journey is a testament to the transformative power of vision, resilience, and leadership. Through her work, she is driving profound change, making an indelible impact on the lives of women across the continent, and championing a new era of female-led industrial innovation.

Taking Back the Menstrual Economy

Revolutionising Sanitary Health Globally

A beacon of empowerment for women, LSP provides a platform that enables women to explore and capitalise on a reservoir of opportunities. Driven by a team of approximately 90 women, each contributing to various divisions as dedicated employees. This collaborative effort showcases the strength and potential of women in the workforce, fostering an environment where they can grow both personally and professionally.

LSP emphasises the importance of female empowerment by offering employment opportunities that not only provide financial independence but also build skills and confidence among women. LSP is committed to creating a supportive community where women can thrive, innovate, and lead. By investing in the capabilities of its female workforce, LSP is contributing to a broader societal change, promoting gender equality, and inspiring future generations of women to reach for their dreams.


Our Brand Story

Lindiwe Sanitary Pads was born out of a deeply personal journey, one that intertwined the diverse landscapes of rural villages, bustling townships, and the vibrant energy of city life. Lindiwe, the visionary behind the brand, experienced first-hand the stark contrast between these worlds and the challenges they posed, particularly for young women navigating the complexities of womanhood.

Raised in the village during her formative years, Lindiwe understood the daily realities faced by rural girls, where access to basic necessities like sanitary pads could be scarce. Yet, as she transitioned to township life in Giyani, Limpopo, she encountered a different set of hurdles. It was here that she witnessed the resilience of township girls, striving against economic constraints and societal pressures.

But it was her journey to the city, to pursue higher education at Pretoria University, that truly ignited Lindiwe’s passion to make a difference. From the bustling streets of Mamelodi to the cramped flats of Pretoria town, she witnessed first-hand the struggles of young women from diverse backgrounds. Engaging in student and community organisations opened her eyes to the pervasive issues of feminism and patriarchy, and the urgent need for solutions.

It was clear to Lindiwe that while the experiences of village, township, and city girls differed, they were united by a common struggle: access to affordable, quality sanitary pads tailored to their unique needs. Lindiwe Sanitary Pads emerged as a beacon of empowerment, offering not just a product, but a solution crafted with empathy and understanding.

With a deep commitment to inclusivity, Lindiwe ensured that her products spoke directly to the needs, budgets, and circumstances of all black women. Through meticulous research and innovation, Lindiwe Sanitary Pads became more than just a brand; it became a symbol of dignity, confidence, and empowerment for young women across South Africa.

Driven by her own journey and the stories of countless others, Lindiwe Sanitary Pads continues to break barriers, challenge stereotypes, and redefine the narrative surrounding menstrual health. Lindiwe’s vision is not just to provide pads, but to spark a movement, where every young woman can embrace her womanhood with pride, regardless of where she comes from or where she’s going.


Lindiwe Sanitary Products

Sanitary Pads & Panty Liners







Partner with Lindiwe Sanitary Pads: Make a Difference Today!

We invite big corporations to partner with us through our unique "Buy to Donate" program. Your company can contribute to Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiatives, support charities, and participate in pad runs to provide essential sanitary products to those in need.

How You Can Get Involved:

Purchase Lindiwe Sanitary Pads in bulk and donate them to schools, shelters, and community centres.

Support CSI Programs: Integrate our sanitary pads into your company's CSI programs to enhance community health and education.

Organise Pad Runs: Purchase from us and allow us to supply your pad runs.

Make a difference. Partner with Lindiwe Sanitary Pads today and become a champion for change in your community.

Buy to Donate

Join the Lindiwe Sanitary Pads reseller program and start your journey towards entrepreneurship today!

Here's how you can become a reseller:

Place Your Order

All resellers must place their orders and make payment via EFT transfer before collection.


Products can be collected directly from our factory for added convenience.

Exclusive Benefits

Resellers who purchase over R1,000,000 worth of products annually may qualify for the opportunity to have their own branded line.
Terms & Conditions apply

Join our reseller program today and embark on a rewarding journey with Lindiwe Sanitary Pads!

Become a Reseller


2022 Inaugural BIS Conference award

"Entrepreneur of the Year" in the business partners emerging category 2023

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