Subz celebrates a successful 2019 with donations of thousands of reusable sanitary pads

Subz celebrates a successful 2019 with donations of thousands of reusable sanitary pads: As the year draws to a close, members of Subz Pants and Pads – and its NPO extension, Project Dignity – celebrated the distribution of 4308 packs of eco-friendly, reusable sanitary wear that empowers South African schoolchildren who cannot afford these vital hygienic items. This year also saw the distribution of Subz packs across international borders, extending the reach of the organisation to help the rest of the continent. “Every year we start out … [Read more...]

Results show that Subz reusable sanitary wear encourages school attendance

Results show that Subz reusable sanitary wear encourages school attendance: In 2010, KwaZulu-Natal resident, Sue Barnes, established the country’s first reusable sanitary pad and panty (Subz Pants and Pads) as a way to address the national crisis – girls missing school because of the cost of sanitary wear. Nine years later, studies show that Project Dignity – the non-profit extension disseminating sponsored Subz packs to disadvantaged schoolgirls – is having a positive impact on school attendance. In the first two terms of 2019, three … [Read more...]

Subz Pants and Pads offers extensive range of reusable hygiene wear for all ages

Subz Pants and Pads offers extensive range of reusable hygiene wear for all ages: After successfully designing the country’s first reusable sanitary range – Subz Pants and Pads – the organisation’s founder, Sue Barnes, is expanding the Subz brand with the inclusion of reusable nappies, maternity and incontinence wear. “We’ve noticed that the market is really embracing the sustainable option of hygiene wear and the demand for alternatives has increased,” explained Barnes. “The Subz range can be washed and reused, making every product … [Read more...]