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...]