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We are a Berlin-based start-up selling vegan condoms and organic period products. 50% of our profits are reinvested in fairstainability - to increase our positive impact (e.g. research on sustainable packaging, premium for farmers at the beginning of our value chain) and reduce the negative impact we have with our operations (e.g. CO2 footprint, plastic pollution). One major field of action is in our value chains. Natural rubber (the material our condoms are made of) is grown on over 14 million hectars world wide, mainly in monocultures, often of deforested land under sometimes precarious working conditions. We have set up a regenerative rubber initiative in which we are working together with farmers in Southern Thailand, sourcing rubber grown in agroforestry systems, providing a guaranteed purchase and premium price.Read more
Health 15. März 2021
Hi! We are a group of Israeli and Palestinian Students from an organization called MEET in Israel. Our project is a discreet, multilingual, professionally sourced sex ed app. In our country, many teenagers don't have access to proper sex ed, if its because of the cultural and religious barriers, or simply because it isn't taught properly at schools. While anyone can go on the internet and look up some questions, not all the answers will be correct, and some may even be harmful. Our App will tackle the informational problem by using professionals as our sources, will be multilingual so that anyone no matter their language may understand it, and discreet - so that no one will be outed or put in danger. To top it all off, we plan to include gamification and "modern" ways of conveying the information (videos, games, memes, jokes) in addition to the more traditional paragraphs and articles. There may be many apps and books on Sexual Education, but very few are By Teenagers For Teenagers...Read more
Health 10. Juni 2021