If you’ve been following my guest blog posts here on BJU, you would notice a common theme—I have a special spot in my heart for social enterprises. I also love women-owned businesses. And on top of that, I love natural products.
Brace yourself for the Holy Trinity in my book: Aunt Flow.
Aunt Flow is a buy-one-give-one model for tampons and pads. In other words, they’re like the Toms shoes of the feminine hygiene industry. Subscribe to a monthly delivery of Aunt Flow’s 100% cotton tampons or pads, and the company will donate a box to a woman in need. Aunt Flow is the brainchild of Claire Coder. She’s a 19-year old who decided after her first semester of college that she wanted to drop out and pursue her passion—helping people, period. In November 2015, she developed the idea for Aunt Flow and hit the ground running. Since then, she has launched a successful crowdfunding campaign, identified a feminine hygiene product partner, and promoted the heck out of Aunt Flow. In less than a year, Aunt Flow went from an idea to reality. Subscriptions just launched October 20th, so you can also be a part of this movement. [Read more…]