This week on the podcast I’m speaking with Jonathan Hera, founder and Managing Partner of Marigold Capital. We are discussing the one topic more taboo then periods: money! Jonathan shares his incredible knowledge on impact investing through a gender lens, making investments in menstrual hygiene management (MHM), microfinancing and so much more. 

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What we discussed: 

  • How Jonathan’s work intersected with menstrual health and equity
  • Making investments in menstrual health efforts around the world
  • What is microfinancing?
  • Is menstrual equity just a cash grab?
  • How grassroots organizations pave the way for large-scale change
  • Can we be hopeful about the future in our dark times?
  • How individuals can invest in menstrual equity

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Resources mentioned in this episode: 

It’s Only Blood
easy period
Zana Africa
She Sustainable Health Enterprises

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Produced by: TK Matunda
Music credit: Julia and Bradley of Home Studios
Graphic Design: Rachel Laird