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EcoWings

What are EcoWings?

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A livelihood program of Project Propel, EcoWings focuses on equipping and empowering women from vulnerable communities in Metro Manila and surrounding areas. 

EcoWings are an environmentally-friendly and cost-effective alternative to disposable menstrual pads.


Each EcoWing is sewn and handcrafted with love by a team of dedicated women.

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How are EcoWings Made?

Each EcoWings are handcrafted using FOUR main materials:

  • Cotton.  The colorful outer designs are made of 100% pure cotton. 

  • Flannel. A softer flannel material was chosen for the inner aspect of the EcoWing that is in contact with the skin.

  • Fleece.  Two layers of this ultra absorbent material are stitched inside each EcoWing.

  • Leak-proof Material (PUL). Between the outer cotton layer and the fleece is a thin layer of PUL, which prevents any unwanted leaks from occuring.
     

A dedicated team of women produce each EcoWing!

Meet the EcoWings team in our Community section!

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a call for action by all countries – poor, rich and middle-income – to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. They are a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all.  Project Propel through the EcoWings works towards achieving the following SDGs:

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Why EcoWings?

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REDUCE HEALTH RISKS

EcoWings are made from cotton blend fabrics that are breathable and hypoallergenic, free from  harmful chemicals that are often found in disposable menstrual pads. EcoWings are made from non-toxic materials making it a healthier choice for females and the environment!

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REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT

Menstrual products and their packaging generate more than 200,000 tons of waste per year [1]. Reusable cloth menstrual pads save all that plastic from going into the landfill and into our oceans.

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REDUCE COSTS

Based on spending 100 Philippine Pesos or 2 USD per month on their periods, a woman that menstruates for 40 years could potentially spend up to P48,000 on period products.  Using reusable menstrual products like EcoWings can drastically reduce this cost!

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WOMEN'S ECONOMIC & HEALTH EMPOWERMENT

The production of EcoWings provides livelihood for women in vulnerable communities.   Project Propel also distributes EcoWings to women and girls and teaches them important facts on menstrual & reproductive health.

Eco-Conscious Products Available:

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EcoWings

Washable cotton menstrual pads.

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EcoRounds

Washable cotton facial rounds for makeup removal or toner application

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EcoLiners

Washable cotton panty liners

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EcoMasks

Washable cotton facemasks

Where to purchase:

Purchase with a purpose when you buy these products!  Products of this eco-conscious livelihood program are currently only available in the Philippines through the EcoWings Online Store (Lazada) and at various stores in and around Metro Manila.  

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DISTRIBUTING PARTNERS

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FOLLOW ECOWINGS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook: @EcoWingsPH

Instagram: @EcoWings_ph

  • Facebook
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Impact

5

WOMEN PROVIDED WITH STABLE INCOME FOR THEIR FAMILIES.

2000+

ECOPRODUCTS MADE

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DISTRIBUTING PARTNERS IN THE PHILIPPINES

500+

ECOWINGS DONATED in PARTNER COMMUNITIES

Help Empower Women & Girls while Reducing Ocean Plastic!

Donate today to expand

this livelihood program

and support menstrual health

for women & girls.