Project Dignity celebrates Women’s Wellness Day @ Sage

Project Dignity celebrates Women’s Wellness Day @ Sage: Joining a panel of empowering female speakers, Sue Barnes, founder of Subz Pants and Pads – and its NPO, Project Dignity – will address the educational challenges faced by thousands of schoolgirls daily, because of a lack of access to sanitary wear. This will form part of the inaugural Women’s Wellness Day @ Sage on Women’s Day, 9 August in Salt Rock. “Sage Centre has a predominately female demographic and the majority of the centre’s businesses are women-owned,” said Lara Warr, Centre … [Read more...]

Vibrant Zama empowers women through Project Dignity

Vibrant Zama empowers women through Project Dignity: Zama Magoso is just one woman, but through her passion for others’ wellbeing and her day-to-day work, she is empowering other women with dignity. The 33-year-old was appointed Projects Co-ordinator at Project Dignity in February this year, and has already impacted the lives of thousands of schoolgirls through her dedicated work. Project Dignity is the non-profit extension of KwaZulu-Natal based organisation, Subz Pants and Pads. Founded by Sue Barnes, Subz Pants and Pads is a completely … [Read more...]

Project Dignity celebrates Women’s Wellness Day @ Sage

Project Dignity celebrates Women’s Wellness Day @ Sage: Joining a panel of empowering female speakers, Sue Barnes, founder of Subz Pants and Pads – and its NPO, Project Dignity – will address the educational challenges faced by thousands of schoolgirls daily, because of a lack of access to sanitary wear. This will form part of the inaugural Women’s Wellness Day @ Sage on Women’s Day, 9 August in Salt Rock. “Sage Centre has a predominately female demographic and the majority of the centre’s businesses are women-owned,” said Lara Warr, Centre … [Read more...]

Project Dignity welcomes government’s abolishment of VAT on sanitary pads

Project Dignity welcomes government’s abolishment of VAT on sanitary pads: The collective voice of various civil society organisations and NPOs resulted in a welcome announcement during the 2018 medium-term budget speech that Value-Added Tax on sanitary pads has been abolished. From 1 April 2019, the South African public will now save when purchasing sanitary products – welcome relief to many cash-strapped households. Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni’s, policy statement, tabled in parliament, read: “Earlier this year [2018]‚ a panel of … [Read more...]