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Mukti Organic Prefolds - A Very Special Project

Added on 28 February 2015 in Darlings Downunder, Ethical manufacture, Nappy charity, Traditional Flat & Prefold Cloth Nappies   |   0 comments

‘Mukti’ (pronounced 'mook-ti') in the Marathi language of India means freedom, liberation and salvation. For 120 years, Mukti Mission has been providing homes and care for women and children in India who have been abused, neglected, abandoned or oppressed. Started by Pandita Ramabai, one of India's most influential reformers and a woman passionately concerned with the freedom and welfare of her countrywomen, Mukti Mission today continues to provide hope and a future for hundreds of de... READ MORE


Home of the Swallow Thailand - Cloth Nappy Drive Update

Added on 28 June 2013 in Darlings Downunder, Nappy charity   |   0 comments

You may remember that last month we did a call out for cloth nappies for the Home of the Swallow - a home for disadvantaged mum and babies in Thailand. A number of you joined us in donating nappies, and they have now been delivered to the home by student volunteers from Melbourne's Maranatha Christian School.We have received a thank you note from the Home of the Swallow to pass on to everyone who helped out:We are so thankful that the nappies arrived to us in Thailand already!!!!! The mothers ar... READ MORE


Call Out for Cloth Nappies for Home for Disadvantaged Mums in Thailand

Added on 10 May 2013 in Darlings Downunder, Nappy charity   |   0 comments

Can you help? Do you have any cloth nappies (any type) that you don’t need? They can be used, but must be clean and in excellent condition. We've received a call out cloth for nappies from the Home of the Swallow - a home for mothers and babies - in Thailand.The cloth nappy options available locally are very thin, poor quality fabrics, and disposable nappies are just not a long term option - they are too expensive and create other issues, so they're asking for our help.The Home of the Swallow ... READ MORE


Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day

Added on 29 February 2012 in Darlings Downunder, Nappy charity   |   0 comments

Today is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day - or Teal Ribbon Day. In remembrance of our Grandma Anna and Fiona's mother-in-law, Helen, Darlings Downunder will be making a donation on behalf of every person who places an order today to Ovarian Cancer Australia of 10% of their purchase.Ovarian cancer has been called a silent killer as many woman are unaware they have it until it's spread. But there ARE signs and symptoms and we all need to be aware of them, so they are not ignored or dismissed.The four ... READ MORE


Mukti Organic Prefolds - A Very Special Project

Added on 25 November 2011 in Nappy charity   |   0 comments

‘Mukti’ (pronounced 'mook-ti') in the Marathi language of India means freedom, liberation and salvation. For 120 years, Mukti Mission has been providing homes and caring for women and children in India who have been abused, neglected, abandoned or oppressed. Started by Pandita Ramabai, one of India's most influential woman reformers and a woman passionately concerned with the freedom and welfare of her countrywomen, Mukti today continues to provide hope and a future for hundreds of destitut... READ MORE


Call out for Cloth Nappies for Birth Centre in Nairobi

Added on 16 July 2011 in Nappy charity   |   0 comments

Can you help? Do you have any cloth nappies (any type)suitable for newborns and up that you don’t need? They can be used, but must beclean and in excellent condition. Items are currently being collected for Mum& Bub Packs that are being made up for a new Birth Centre in Nairobi inKenya, and they are in need of cloth nappies. In 2009, two young Kenyan men - brothers, Moffat and Fred (adoctor) - began with a dream, minimal resources, and the financial backing offriends, family, and thei... READ MORE


Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal

Added on 21 April 2011 in Darlings Downunder, Nappy charity   |   1 comments

It's Good Friday tomorrow, and for many of us who've had seriously ill children, the Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal is an Easter tradition more important than eggs or bunnies. Darlings Downunder will be supporting the Good Friday Appeal by donating 10% of all sales placed this Friday. I (Fiona) have my own reason for supporting the Royal Children’s Hospital fundraising efforts – this hospital saved my baby’s life. My little boy, my firstborn, was 11 days old when the funny ga... READ MORE