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Saathi

25% of girls in rural India miss up to 50 days of school/work a year due to lack of access to affordable sanitary protection. Saathi developed a small scale mfg process to make affordable sanitary pads out of waste banana tree fiber. Throughout rural India, Saathi partners with women self help groups (SHG) to create entrepreneurial opportunities. The SHG purchases a Saathi machine and runs their own business that includes manufacturing, distributing, and selling pads in their local communities.
Saathi developed a small scale mfg process to produce affordable sanitary pads from waste banana tree fiber for girls in rural India.

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Saathi

2014

Sub industry

Public Health

Additional Industries
Healthcare
Environment
Poverty Alleviation

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