When a natural disaster strikes the normal life as most people know it becomes a dark cloud. Often we hear on news reports that there is no electricity, running water and limited access to supplies.
When we think of supplies it is generally food, water, baby items and clothing which is essential, however, no one ever talks about access to sanitary pads. Is there enough of this costly item being spread out to last the distance.
When hit by the disaster, your period doesn’t say ‘gees this isn’t a good time to arrive’, it will arrive like clock work for some. When the local store has been flooded, burnt with fire or shut down, how are women accessing sanitary products? Likely, it is the last thing on most people’s minds. When the news turns off so do we unfortunately, we return our focus back to our everyday life and until the next news report we don’t really hear much else. Once the emergency supplies have run out, then what? In some cases there is no job to go back too, the funds are limited, the list of problems go on.
Our Organic Cotton range will see that 10% of all profits are spread out across helping community groups as well as donation of our pads to those in need.
As we have shared, not all our products are 100% biodegradable and with the use of wood pulp fibres, although sustainably sourced, still contribute to deforestation. We would like to do our part in giving back to the earth that we take from in order to give ourselves a more convenient lifestyle.
Our Corn & Bamboo Fibre range will see that each year we contribute to animal and environmental causes that help better the planet we live on. Please visit our blogs to read more information and how you can also contribute.
If you are part of a local community group that works directly with the people or animal welfare please get in touch to see how we can help.
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