Our 2019 Highlights

 Join us for a look back at the impact you helped us set in motion this year. There are many things worth celebrating, so make yourself a cup of tea, put on your woolly socks and cosy up while we walk through our best of 2019: 

Thanks to you we donated

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We donated the same amount of Ruby Cups in 2019 as we did in the past 3 years combined!

JANUARY

You asked and we listened!

 

January was the month the Ruby Cup Black joined as a permanent colour in our shop and went from being a limited edition to the absolute best-seller.

FEBRUARY

We had a colourful February, with five brand new Ruby Clean colours to match each Ruby Cup ones.

MARCH

Our store locator

has been a popular tool on our website. Support your local stores and easily find the one closest to you that sells Ruby Cups.

PS: did you know you can buy Ruby Cups in Faroe Islands, Philipinnes and

Costa Rica?

APRIL

“Our team has doubled in size and it’s the best team ever – if we could sell passion and drive, we would be rich!”

Julie, CEO & Cofounder

The first student-led distribution took place in Angola, in collaboration with UNHCR. Over 300 Ruby Cups are distributed to Congolese girls and women living in a refugee camp in north of Angola

MAY

Every Ruby Cup you bought in May included two further Ruby Cups that are donated to women struggling to afford safe period products. Our annual Buy One Give Two campaign is part of our effort to raise awareness for Menstrual Health Day on May 28th. 

Here’s how we make sure the menstrual cup donations make

a real difference.

We were proud partners of 1MillionWomen’s 10 year anniversary

JUNE

In preparation for Plastic Free July, our shipping department came up with solutions on how to decrease the environmental impact of our packaging. All packages have been sent out in paper envelopes instead of biodegradable plastic envelopes. 

JULY

We celebrated #PlasticFreeJuly by raising awareness about the harmful plastic waste in single-use period products. You shared the message and took the #bloodywastechallenge Together you saved a whopping 15.700 pieces of bloody waste!

We celebrated reaching & whooshing past the 10k followers. We highly value the time you take to leave comments and respond to our stories. We read and appreciate every single one of them

10K
followers

AUGUST

We attended Women Deliver, the world's biggest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women.

Alfred, our Regional Program Manager for East Africa, travelled to Malawi to follow up with five of our social impact partners. Read his

field report here. 

SEPTEMBER

Our 20% student discount launched as part of our mission to provide affordable, eco-friendly period care to all.

Our remote team met for a week in Barcelona for our first team retreat.

OCTOBER

Fighting period poverty in the UK: We partnered with UK based Ditch The Rag and Bryony Farmer to distribute 60 Ruby Cups in a London school for our first donation of Ruby Cups in the UK.

The much-requested sample rings for our resellers arrived. We collaborated with Arrels a local foundation that works to transform the lives of homeless people in Barcelona to create these sample rings.

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

Give 10 years of worry-free periods with the Ruby Cup gift card. A gift that lasts and gives back!

We’re SO grateful for your support & action this year and do keep it coming, there are still many vaginas without a cup. 

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