Subz Pants and Pads’ Facilitator Thabete Changing Girls’ Lives One School at a Time

Subz Pants and Pads’ Facilitator Thabete Changing Girls’ Lives One School at a Time: Although Nokwazi Thabethe will admit to harbouring a few nerves on her first day as a facilitator for Project Dignity – the NPO extension of Subz Pants and Pads – after a few moments spent addressing the schoolgirls, she knew she had found her calling. “I was working in customer care at a contact centre and when I heard about the position as a facilitator for Subz, and I decided to go for it,” said the dynamic uMlazi resident. “I’ve been working with Subz since … [Read more...]

Subz Pants and Pads celebrates Menstrual Hygiene Day with #menstruationmatters and #nomorelimits campaign

Subz Pants and Pads celebrates Menstrual Hygiene Day with #menstruationmatters and #nomorelimits campaign: South African manufacturer of reusable sanitary pads, Subz Pants and Pads, is encouraging a ‘period positive’ attitude this Menstrual Hygiene Day – celebrated globally on Monday, 28 May – by asking people everywhere to share their reasons why #menstruationmatters on all digital platforms. “There has been an international #menstruationmatters campaign that highlights the historically negative association many cultures and nationalities have … [Read more...]

Financial boost from SAB Foundation puts Subz Pants and Pads on the fast track

Financial boost from SAB Foundation puts Subz Pants and Pads on the fast track: Subz Pants and Pads, the KwaZulu-Natal-based organisation which sells patented reusable sanitary pads, was accepted into the SAB Foundation’s Social Innovation Fund and Accelerator programme aimed at fast-tracking social purpose businesses. Sue Barnes, founder of Subz Pants and Pads and its non-profit extension, Project Dignity, said she was honoured to have been accepted into the SABF Social Innovation Accelerator and Fund Programme. “This is a huge injection of … [Read more...]

Help Project Dignity empower every schoolgirl by sponsoring Subz sustainable pads

Help Project Dignity empower every schoolgirl by sponsoring Subz sustainable pads: For thousands of young women, the ability to purchase a basic necessity – such as sanitary towels – is a financial impossibility. The impact of such a seemingly minor inconvenience can have devastating results on the individual’s dignity, as well as long-term educational setbacks that can, ultimately, change the trajectory of the young woman’s future. “The reality is that, for so many women, both locally and globally, not being able to buy sanitary products means … [Read more...]