Co-founded by the three sisters (Vanessa Paranjothy, Joanne Paranjothy and Rebecca Paranjothy) from Singapore in 2015, Freedom Cups deals with the distribution of menstrual cups which are made with medical-grade silicone and can be likened to a reusable tampon. It aims to promote for women across the globe especially in underprivileged communities.
According to Vanessa Paranjothy, one of the founders of Freedom Cups, the cups are ideal for women in areas with no toilets, electricity or running water, as well as reducing waste that alternatives like tampons and pads can create. Each cup lasts up to 15 years and replaces about 5,000 disposable sanitary products, making it a more economical and eco-friendly option. In 2017, the three sisters were named in the Forbes Magazine List of the THE 30 UNDER 30 ASIA: PIONEER WOMEN leading the change in Asia.
This feminine hygiene company operating a “buy one, give one” model that provides women in underprivileged communities with menstrual cups. For every cup purchased, we donate one to a woman in a rural community who cannot afford sanitary periods.