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Icon: How You’re Helping Women Around the Globe

This giving season, our partner Icon is making a difference! From now through Sunday, December 3rd, Icon is donating $5 to Fistula Foundation for every pair of undies sold. Giveback Manager, Laura Blackburn, says: “We’ve seen how a simple surgery can help restore a sense of normalcy for women who have lived with obstetric fistula…

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Your Donations at Work – Madagascar

Obstetric fistula happens most frequently in rural areas, where emergency medical care is not easily accessible. A woman’s risk of developing fistula is also exacerbated by cultural misunderstanding about doctors and surgery. Madagascar faces both of these challenges: its infrastructure is poor, which can make travel to the hospital complicated and dangerous. Also, there is…

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Icon: How You Changed These Women’s Lives

Fistula Foundation’s work in Madagascar wouldn’t be the same without the amazing support of our partner, Icon. Read their Giveback recap blog post below, and the stories of women at SALFA, our partner in Madagascar: How You Changed These Women’s Lives 12/19/17 written by Natalie Pattillo How You Changed These Women’s Lives As a women-led…

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Refinery29 – Thinx Is Banking Big On Its Pee-Proof Line Of Undies

Refinery29 highlights, Thinx, the brand behind Icon Undies. Each purchase of Thinx’s pee-proof Icon Undies benefits Fistula Foundation, and contributes funds to obstetric fistula surgery. And while the idea of leakage may seem like something uncommon (or at least, not talked about), Thinx is hoping to combat any preconceived stereotypes by expanding the Icon Undies…

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Newly Flush With Cash, Can Tushy Make Us Believe In Bidets?

In an interview with Fast Company about Tushy, an innovative bidet attachment, CEO and founder Miki Agrawal seeks to take aim at taboos around hygiene through innovative products. Miki Agrawal is also the CEO and founder of Icon, which has funded 71 obstetric fistula surgeries for developing countries through it’s partnership with Fistula Foundation. Read…

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Icon Supports Fistula Surgeries

Since November 2015, customers purchasing Icon pee-proof panties have supported fistula treatment. Icon panties are reusable, washable, and comfortable underwear designed to keep women of all ages dry and odor-free from light bladder leaks. Icon has allocated a percentage of its sales to Fistula Foundation, funding 71 free surgeries for women suffering from obstetric fistula…

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Icon: 2016 Giveback Impact Recap

Blog post from our partner Icon about their 2016 giveback impact, which helped fund fistula repair surgeries for 71 women! Read their full recap below. Our 2016 Giveback Impact Recap As a female-led & run company, Icon is wholeheartedly dedicated to changing lives with beautiful, innovative, eco-friendly, and leak-proof undies (that aren’t disposables piling up…

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4 Startups That Are Changing the Conversation About Women’s Health

Thinx, Icon, and CEO Miki Agrawal are featured in website Business News Daily’s article on start-ups raising awareness for women’s health. Icon is an underwear brand made for women who have incontinence issues, and proceeds made from purchasing Icon underwear is donated to Fistula Foundation to help women suffering from obstetric fistula. Continue reading the…