Find out how the Washing Machine Project will help transform thousands of lives with 10,000 manual washing machines

Global collaboration will help unlock millions of hours for women and girls to improve quality of life, saving time for learning and income-generating activities. 15 April 2024 The Washing Machine Project, a grassroots organization that provides off-grid manual washing machines to people in low-income and displaced communities, announced today it is collaborating with the Whirlpool … Continued

Hey Girls celebrates 30 million donations milestone ahead of 5th birthday

A multi-award winning social enterprise aiming to eradicate period poverty is celebrating after donating 30 million products to vulnerable people. The team at Musselburgh-based Hey Girls reached the major milestone this month after just five years of trading. The multi-award-winning social enterprise operates on a “buy one, donate one” model – meaning a box of … Continued

Butterfly Books – children’s books tackling gender stereotypes

Whilst at school Kerrine Bryan excelled at maths and science, enjoying the problem-solving aspect of these subjects. However, when it came to choosing a career, she felt that the subjects she loved did not give her many options beyond the expected accountancy qualifications. When she was 17 her maths teacher recommended she attend an engineering … Continued