See below article from Mommy Ginger blog as she wrote about MyNatural. From the company history to conceptualizing the idea, the obstacles in forming up the business as well as lessons in taking up a start-up like MyNatural.
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Being healthy doesn’t happen overnight. It is a process that requires self-discipline and finding natural ways to
keep the mind and body in shape.
There are a lot of benefits from being healthy. For instance, the body can heal and protect itself from illnesses when
it is properly nourished. It also promotes a positive mindset that contributes to creating healthy relationships
Choosing natural ways to stay healthy is a good start to your health journey. Proper diet, exercise, a positive
outlook, and use of natural products are important pillars to being and staying fit.
All decisions, actions, and processes that MyNatural operates on is a step closer towards a healthier world. With dangers of climate change, resource depletion, and ocean degradation imminent in our home, MyNatural continues the fight by acquiring, processing, and utilizing natural substances that are safe for the Earth to assimilate. It is important that these substances be innocuous as they eventually go back to our rivers and oceans, that once again becomes a vital resource for earth life. This comes to the company as of utmost importance as we aim to raise awareness and promote the protection and maintenance of the world we live in.
MyNatural continues to hope that everyone contributes to the cause through the several means of having eco-friendly lifestyles, such that of reducing and eventually eliminating completely the harmful waste and chemicals that we produce by using environment-friendly products in our daily routines.
As our company hinges itself on Earth-friendly practices, MyNatural also supports the very quintessence of life as it is embodied in all of its various forms, shapes, and sizes. There is no better time than now to strive for a sustainable future, for tomorrow might be too late.
By supporting and maintaining good relationships with our seaweed farmers, MyNatural is able to help several of their families earn a decent living that is used to send their children to school, alleviate their living conditions, and provide sustenance for their health and well-beings.
MyNatural sources seaweeds from various islands that constitute the Philippine archipelago, consequently augmenting the lives of the seaweed farmers, their family, and the community they reside in. The company engages with seaweed farmers from Northern Palawan, which include Roxas, El Nido, Taytay, Coron, Culion and Busuanga; Caluya and Panagatan in the province of Antique; and Pagadian, Lanao del Sur, Zamboanga Sibugay, Jolo and Tawi-Tawi in Mindanao Island.
MyNatural commits to seeing that our practices improve the lives of several Filipino families that contribute in the long-term growth and prosperity of our country. We make sure that the growth of the company is inclusive of the growth of the communities that we interact with, recognizing that their success is also our success.
MyNatural advocates sustainability by utilizing seaweed that is cultivated in seaweed farms, and not harvested from the wild. Seaweed plays a major role in the development of life and sustaining ecosystems, as it is considered to be a building block of life. Without the abundance of seaweeds that sits at the bottom of the food chain, marine life will not flourish. Without marine biodiversity, its copious nutrients and basic necessities that we obtain from the ocean; human life will not be sustainable.
By cultivating seaweeds and growing them in farms, MyNatural regulates harvest and keeps the seaweed in our oceans abundant. In this way, our company firmly and actively stands against unsustainable industry practices, setting a standard in acquiring and utilizing the country’s natural resources. In line with this, it is vitally important that the company treats our seaweed farmers with high regard, maintaining good relationships that foster growth through mutual respect. MyNatural promotes an economy that is driven by both ethical and practical decisions.
Valuing our home here on earth, MyNatural believes in sustainability being at the forefront of everyday living. We accomplish this by constantly working towards long-term change and continuing to put all our efforts in building a brighter, cleaner, and greener future that we can all look forward to.
By advocating sustainability, MyNatural essentially advocates hope – hope for future generations, hope for the country, and hope for the Earth that is all our home.