Yesterday, Faith traveled to Nairobi to pick up the Ruby Cups for Girls Shift Africa! We did it! Here’s the update from Faith herself: We are thrilled to announce that we finally have our menstrual cups with us We got them from Ruby Cup in Nairobi. We are doing away with the taboo. We ain’t […]
When you’re operating on the love frequency, the world begins to vibrate with you–or at least is sure feels that way. Take last week: a friend introduced me to the work of Tramaine Brathwaite, founder of MaineDrama Productions and the filmmaker behind Unheard–a new film about sexual abuse–and I swear, the earth moved under my feet.
Awesomepreneur has partnered with the inspiring young women of Girls Shift Africa to raise funds for our 2013 Ruby Cup pilot project: an initiative that will provide a task force of young women in Mombasa, Kenya with sustainable, locally-made menstrual hygiene supplies. Thanks to our generous donors, we’re nearly halfway to our goal. Will you […]
Connecting with Faith Odhiambo, or Fei-zy as she is known to friends, was one of those happy accidents that make me want to believe in destiny. Two and a half years ago, I met a young Kenyan man named Benjamin Odera in Antigua, Guatemala during Semana Santa. At the time, Benjamin was working on the […]