‘Giving back never goes out of style’ - Audrey Hepburn
As part of our values including supporting community, Moondust is so excited to support the philanthropic dental organisation 'A reason to Smile' (ARTS) which offers high quality dental care to African communities who would not otherwise have access.
A Reason to Smile (ARTS) is a nonprofit organization established in 2014 to prevent the spread of dental disease by providing comprehensive clinical care and education to communities in Africa with little to no access to dental care. ARTS conducts regular volunteering missions and the organisation’s goal is “to empower communities without access to dental professionals to achieve and maintain a higher level of oral health by providing hygiene education, direct treatment, and desperately needed dental supplies.”
Reducing dental waste the world over: The burden of pollution is growing in developing countries that can least manage it. As part of Moondusts vision to be apart of reducing the burden on the planet from dental care, we have begun working with ARTS and our customers to do somethign about this. Customers can now ‘add’ a 100% compostable brush - oOur Charity Toothbrush - to their order and we’ll match that amount and supply this brush directly to ARTS for delivery to communities in need.
Aligning with our goal of sustainability the charity toothbrush is 100% natural, and can be used in poorer economic areas without becoming an eventual plastic menace. By supplying these toothbrushes to villagers and communities, we make sure we aren't solving one problem but contributing to another. And as a long term commitmentment to natural dental health we have exciting plans to support ARTS further with our 100% natural powders too.
You can support this cause by adding a charity toothbrush to your order for only $4 with your online order. Follow our progress through our instagram page @my.moondust.
Want to help further? While the mission of ARTS is focused on dental care, you do not need to be a dental professional to help the cause or even volunteer on an ARTS trip! Contact us here or directly to ARTS for more info.
From Jaye: Arts holds a special place in my heart because many moons ago my Paternal grandfather worked as a dentist in Africa. As part of his community service he would often travel to provide pro-bono dental care to the indiginous people of northern Kenya and now the potential to complete this circle of giving through our arts partnership has been the perfect way of continuing his legacy.