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    Weʼve raised £281 to provide Menstrual cups to women who have limited access to sanitary products. Our current focus is in rural Nepal.

    UK to Nepal
    Funded on Friday, 13th April 2018

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    WiseCup!... to accessible sanitary products!

    We aim to provide menstrual cups to women who would not otherwise have access to alternative sanitary products. This project was born in a rural village in Nepal, during our time volunteering and spending time with the loacal women.

    Our article about our time in Nepal

    Firstly...What is a Menstrual cup?

    A menstrual cup is a washable, reusable, financially friendly, eco-friendly and comfortable sanitary cup made of silicone. The use of this will improve the women's menstrual health and wellbeing, especially during their labour heavy work. The cups can be reused over many years and as we provide the cups free of charge, it is a financially friendly option.

    Menstrual Cup Information

    Why a Menstrual cup?

    During our time as ICS volunteers in Nepal, we organised a Women's Health Day accross a number of villages to promote female health and provide free medical check ups. One issue that arose frequently was the poor menstrual hygenie of many of the women, an issue often creating further health issues. The taboos surrounding periods in the villages make it even harder for women to seek advice and alternatives. This natural cycle is often seen as dirty, and in some cases their 'impurity' leaves the women having to spend nights sleeping outside the home.

    We thought introducing the Menstrual Cup would be a great idea, giving the women autonomy over their periods.

    The Project.

    Through fundraising we will aim to raise enough money to buy the cups and ship them out to Nepal. From there our Nepal based team, along with local charity (YSP Nepal), will distribute the cups to the women who have signed up to the project.

    OrganiCup are our official providers. Check them out via this link!

    OrganiCup Website

    WiseCup! and support us.

    We want help as many women in need as possible. £6 will provide a woman with a product that could change her life.

    It does not need to stop at this project. So many women in the world struggle to have healthy periods due to lack of accessible sanitary products. So let's provide them with this friendly, hygenic alternative!

    Let's help one another. Let's bring about change.

    We can only do this with your help. Donate.

    Periods do not have to be a burden.

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    13

    • Harriett Thompson

      Harriett Thompson

      Apr 9, 2018

      Great work Tara! Keep it up - proud of ya 🙌🇳🇵

      £10.00

    • Toni-Lee Watson

      Toni-Lee Watson

      Apr 9, 2018

      Sorry it took me so long!!! Who run the world gurlz gurlz 😜 an amazing thing for people, health, environment and future!YOUS ARE WONDER WOMEN !!

    • Rhiannon Frances Morgan

      Rhiannon Frances Morgan

      Apr 1, 2018

      This is an amazing project Tara :) Good luck! X

      £10.00

    • Marie Anne Hutchinson

      Marie Anne Hutchinson

      Mar 9, 2018

      Sorry it's taken me this long to donate!! Never organised enough, some things never change.. wish you all the luck with this hugely important and inspiring project :-) xxx

      £10.00

    • Andy

      Andy

      Mar 8, 2018

      Another donation for International Women's Day! Good luck guys xxx

      £5.00

    • Amy McCord

      Amy McCord

      Feb 16, 2018

      £6.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 6, 2018

      £100.00

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    The WiseCup! Women.

    The WiseCup! Women.

    UK to Nepal

    Hello, we are The WiseCup Women. Preeti Bhandari (Nepal based) and Tara Leanne Hall (UK based) We are passionate about female well-being across countries and cultures. We met during our time volunteering in Nepal with ICS/Restless Development. WisecUP!

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