The Beatrice Project

Charity based in UK, working in Zimbabwe.

Activities: The Beatrice Project is helping teenage girls in rural Zimbabwe stay in education by providing menstrual products including menstrual cups, giving girls a choice. This is supported by education on menstruation, sexual health and relationships. The project is run by local community leaders in collaboration with the schools where the distributions take place, and supported from the UK.

The Butterfly Cup Company

Based in Harare, Zimbabwe and working in Zimbabwe and UK.

Activities: Provide menstrual cups and period underwear to women and girls in Zimbabwe through partnering with NGOs, direct sales and through the Menstrual Health Specialists Trust of Zimbabwe. Also provides education and training on menstrual health and how to use the Butterfly Cup and Viva Lily pants.

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Twitter: @thebutterflycupco
email: [email protected]

Church of Sweden

Church of Sweden

Based in Uppsala, Sweden. Working in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, South-Sudan, Zimbabwe, South-Africa, Swaziland, Liberia and Egypt.

Activities: Sponsor of the Menstrual Cup Summit and working with sexual and reproductive health and rights through local partners in Tanzania where menstrual health management is an important component. Focus is on adolescents, education, rural, urban and capacity building.

Partners in Tanzania –  Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania; Christian Council of Tanzania; and Tanganyika Christian Refugee Service.

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Ruby Cup

Based in UK. Working in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Benin and Nepal.

Activities: Through a ‘Buy One Give One’ model and partnerships with non-government organisations, Ruby Cups and education are given to girls and women in vulnerable communities.

Contact: [email protected]