Enabling better female sanitation practices, education, and opportunities for all.
There are many problems associated with limited female hygiene and sanitation. Lack of sufficient education around periods creates a culture of shame, which at best, creates awkwardness and at worst, is outright dangerous. Women often withdraw from everyday activities as a result of this shame. Women rarely get any education about menstruation and conversations tend to be very limited due to the taboo nature of the topic. Sourcing female hygiene products can often be uncomfortable and dangerous for women, as 2 out of 3 sanitary pad users receive them from a male sexual partner.
Naturally, this culture of shame and limited support affects their ability to get a complete education or work consistently with negative economic and social effects in the long term.
Blantyre District Health Office
Western Sydney University
Zingwangwa Clinic, Blantyre
Gateway Clinic, Blantyre
The business model
KEy Value Proposition
Empowering women with better feminine sanitary products that will:
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