SHEVA in Soy502

SOY 502

Sheva quiere mejorar el mundo, un período a la vez

Como mujer y guatemalteca me siento responsable de ayudar a las jóvenes que no tienen acceso a esta información.
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How the SHEVA Company is Helping Girls Stay in School - The Borgen Project

BORGEN PROJECT

How the SHEVA Company is Helping Girls Stay in School

Girls who drop out of school continue to struggle throughout their lives. They are more likely to marry and engage in sexual activity earlier.
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press-Stylist-Magazine | SHEVA.com

STYLIST MAGAZINE

Taking the Pain Out of Periods

Shocking statistics have emerged from Guatemala, where more than 30% of teenage girls miss a week of school every month because they cannot afford to buy sanitary pads.
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SHEVA in Women Make Waves

WOMEN MAKE WAVES

SHOPPING WITHOUT SHAME

Women and girls in developing countries are at risk of going without much needed pads and tampons and due to a lack of knowledge and can even see menstruation as a medical problem.
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SHEVA in Bustle.com

BUSTLE

SHEVA Is Empowering Women All Over The World One Tampon Purchase At A Time

For many women around the world, however, having your period is more than just a mere annoyance;
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SHEVA in CNN Money

CNN Money

Your period could change the world

For some girls, getting their period is more than just an annoyance. Due to a lack of access to menstrual products, they miss school or work.
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SHEVA in The Huffington Post US

HUFFINGTON POST US

When You Buy Feminine Care Products From This Company, You'll Give A Girl In Need A Month's Supply

In some developing regions of the world, a girl having her period isn’t simply a monthly occurrence — it’s a barrier to accessing education.
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SHEVA in GirlTalk HQ

GIRLTALK HQ

Use Your Period To Empower Women Around The World. Seriously! Here’s How

However in certain countries around the world, menstruating is seen as a sign of a woman being “unclean” and there are cultures which shun women during their periods.
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SHEVA in NewsBeat Social

NEWSBEAT SOCIAL

Sheva: Keeping Girls in School Through Sanitary Pads

An estimated of 800 million girls around the world miss school one week every month because of menstruation, so often times they abandon their education and get stuck in a poverty cicle.
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SHEVA in Soy502

SOY 502

Internet.org ofrecerá acceso a la Web a 4 millones de guatemaltecos

Guatemala se suma a la red de países que promueven acceso a la Web de bajo costo a través de Internet.org, una iniciativa promovida por el fundador de la red social Facebook.
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SHEVA in Bloomberg Business

BLOOMBERG BUSINESS

Millicom International Cellular: Tigo launches partnership with Facebook’s Internet.org in Guatemala

The partnership means Tigo customers in Guatemala will be the first in the country to access a number of popular and useful services without any data charges via the Internet.org app.
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SHEVA in Prensa Libre

PRENSA LIBRE

Tigo y Facebook lanzan aplicación gratuita en Guatemala

Gracias a su alianza con Tigo, millones de personas en toda Guatemala tendrán acceso a información general de gran valor.
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SHEVA in Marie Claire UK

MARIE CLAIRE UK

How You Can Make The World A Better Place One Tampon At A Time...

As a result of menstruation, 800 million girls around the world miss one week of school every month.
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SHEVA's Article in NextBillion

NEXTBILLION

Affecting the Girl Effect

SHEVA, the name, was inspired by the Queen Sheba of Ethiopia who was believed to be a woman of power who accomplished whatever she set her mind to.
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SHEVA in Gente de Cambio Guatevision

GENTE DE CAMBIO GUATEVISION

SHEVA

Nuestras Cápsulas de Cambio muestran los avances que personas, instituciones y empresas hacen en beneficio de Guatemala. En esta ocasión, Alejandra de León nos muestra el trabajo de Sheva.
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SHEVA in buzzfeed

BUZZFEED

Esta genial emprendedora ayuda a las mujeres con su período

Cada vez que alguien compra algo en el sitio, niñas y mujeres de Guatemala reciben un paquete con toallas sanitarias, información sobre higiene personal y el ciclo menstrual.
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SHEVA in The Huffington Post UK

HUFFINGTON POST

These Women Are Changing The World With Sanitary Pads

The online shop lets women purchase their usual feminine hygiene products, condoms, lubricant and more, giving a young girl a month of sanitary pads with each purchase.
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SHEVA in Mashable

MASHABLE

Tampons that change the world, one period at a time

But a lot of girls in developing countries do not have access to basic sanitary protection. Every time they have their periods, they miss school or don’t go to work.
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SHEVA in Contrapoder Magazine

CONTRAPODER

María Isabel Ruiz y el ciclo de dar

Sheva es una palabra de origen hebreo que significa promesa. Es también el nombre del proyecto creado por la guatemalteca María Isabel Ruiz, de 26 años, enfocado al apoyo de mujeres. Se trata de una iniciativa…
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SHEVA in The Aspen Institute

ASPEN INSTITUTE

Five Best Ideas of the Day

Grassroots efforts to improve life are glimmers of hope for Guatemala.
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SHEVA in Council on Foreign Relations

COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS

Latin America's Moment

The news and statistics from Guatemala are anything but reassuring. More than half the nation’s sixteen million citizens live in poverty.
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SHEVA in University of Virginia

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

Are You Living a Meaningful Life?

Our trip on early December, to Jalapa, for our second donation of sanitary pads from SHEVA, turned out to be a life-changing event for me.
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SHEVA in NewMedia UFM

NEWMEDIA UFM

SHEVA: Mujeres ayudando a Mujeres

Marisabel Ruiz narra su experiencia en la creación de SHEVA una plataforma enfocada a educar a niñas de escasos recursos sobre la higiene femenina.
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press-EL-PERIODICO

EL PERIODICO

Una vagina a la vez

Marisabel Ruiz estaba en India cuando se dio cuenta de que muchas chicas faltaban a la escuela con regularidad durante varios días al mes.
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SHEVA in Better by Half

BETTER BY HALF

SHEVA Improving the World, One Period at a Time.

SHEVA is the first community that helps women empower young women in need by shopping for women’s product.
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SHEVA in Emprende Magazine

EMPRENDE

Marisabel Ruiz de Tezanos, comprometida con empoderar a la mujer

Esta emprendedora es positiva. Vive el día a día declarando con el ejemplo la misión de su empresa: demostrar que la mujer puede hacerlo todo.
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SHEVA in Hong Kong University Newsletter

HKU NEWSLETTER

Girl Power meets eShop

The magic of Sheva is that you have to use female hygiene products every month. Women can regularly help other women by buying women stuff!
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SHEVA in Bird and Stone

BIRD AND STONE

How a Social Venture Aims to End Poverty One Period at a Time

Upon clicking into the profile, we discovered that like us, SHEVA is a socially conscious start-up focused on female empowerment!
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SHEVA in Look Magazine

LOOK MAGAZINE

Un Periodo a la Vez

La experiencia iba bien hasta que me percaté de algo extraño; algunas niñas faltaban a la escuela periódicamente.
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SHEVA in Women Working

WOMEN WORKING

Daring Woman Marisabel Ruiz

We recently met up with an entrepreneur who has created a business out of a commitment to supporting the care of young women.
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SHEVA in Suffolk Journal

SUFFOLK JOURNAL

Menstruation and education: An obstacle for young girls

It is about the same time when most young girls will begin menstruating, a time when they will be faced with the beginning of a life of inequality.

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