Ruby Cup donating cups to African schoolgirls
With every purchase of a Ruby cup, they give a cup to a needy schoolgirl in Africa. This is a great initiative to help keep girls in school!
“Buy One Give One
Menstruation is a main cause of school dropout for girls in poverty. Pads and
tampons are too expensive or unavailable, and girls are forced to use alternatives
such as mud, bark, rags, cloth or pieces of newspaper. As well as being undignified
and unhygienic, these alternatives are not safe, and girls stay home. This amounts
to 20% of their school time.
When you buy a Ruby Cup, you give one to a Kenyan schoolgirl. With one Ruby
Cup, a girl can all the way from primary school through university without having
to worry about her period again.
With an office in Berlin and Nairobi, the three Danish female founders Julie,
Maxie, and Veronica, have won several awards for their ground-breaking work.
Ruby Cup is sold online to Western markets, and when you purchase a Ruby Cup,
you give one to a school girl in poverty. “