Reusable sanitary pads helping Ethiopian stay in ...

Oct 30, 2015· Reusable sanitary pads helping Ethiopian stay in class uninterrupted ... can't afford sanitary pads. However an Ethiopian entrepreneur in Addis Ababa is working to change that by producing ...

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Padup Creations. Pad-Up Creations is the leading producer of washable and reusable sanitary pads in Africa. As a social company, we are motivated to give sustainable solutions to the menstrual problems faced by rural and low income /women in Africa.

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KiliPads is a social enterprise of women manufacturing and selling reusable sanitary pads. The business aims to provide an accessible, appropriate and affordable way for women to manage their menstruation with dignity.

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Oct 30, 2015· However, an Ethiopian entrepreneur in Addis Ababa is working to change that by producing affordable reusable sanitary towels that can last up to one year. When Emebet Tamiru came back home after living in Holland, she established a company producing reusable sanitary pads …

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Nov 13, 2019· Regular sanitary napkins are not just expensive but also toxic for the planet. When 18-year-old Ishana from Coimbatore, started facing problems by using regular sanitary napkins, she started manufacturing reusable cotton sanitary napkins made of poplin cloth, a variety of cotton fabric. The sanitary napkin is made of layers of cotton cloth which is eco-friendly and a pack of six can last for a ye

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In fact, the runner-up prize of US$5,000 went to Wamina from Mozambique, a start-up teaching and women menstrual health and hygiene that also aims to produce low-cost, reusable sanitary pads. "For many businesses US$5,000 may not be a lot of money. But for us …

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Nov 18, 2014· Keeping in School Is This Startup's Mission ... producing a line of reusable, sustainable menstrual pads made of soft, quick-drying fleece, targeted to middle- and upper-income women seeking ...

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The 22-Year-Old Entrepreneur Producing Reusable Sanitary Pads For Poor African . 22 year-old Kenyan entrepreneur Barclay Paul Okari is the founder of Impact Africa Industries, a company that produces an inexpensive, reusable, washable sanitary towel for poor women in East Africa.

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We can reduce sanitary waste by switching to reusable products like cloth pads and menstrual cups. The general rule of thumb: if it is sustainable and safe for the environment, it is equally so for us! Healthy and sustainable menstrual practices include menstrual cups and washable cloth pads. By …

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Mar 19, 2018· One pack of reusable menstrual pads created and sold by our entrepreneurs lasts for three years! Compare that to the average Westerner who uses an average of 20 tampons or pads per menstrual period, thus using 250-300 pounds of products, applicators, and wrappers in a lifetime. 5.

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Founder of Flowee Reusable Sanitary Pads/ Project Coordinator at Dr. Ntuyabaliwe Foundation. ... Entrepreneur and Founder of Flowee Reusable Sanitary Pads ... Jun 2019 – Present 6 months. Tanzania. We are dealing with production, selling and donation of Reusable Sanitary Pads to school .... We are open to work with individuals ...

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Lily Pads: making periods go green

The issue of period poverty was raised locally earlier this year when cricketer Dwayne Bravo partnered with Indian social entrepreneur Arunachalam Muruganantham, also known as "Padman," inventor of a low-cost sanitary pad-making machine, to produce affordable pads for the TT market.

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entrepreneur. Skills Center to be built. Published ... Having a business producing and selling reusable sanitary pads will provide a source of income for women in the community and allow and women throughout Malawi to have an affordable and viable solution for menstrual hygiene in a country where the and women typically miss school ...

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In addition to producing reusable sanitary napkins, the company creates post-partum maternity pads, child and adult diapers, and promotes MHM in schools to promote quality education for all. For Sh5,000 ($2), Salama pads contain five pads per pack and are reusable for up to three years.

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Jun 09, 2015· ZanaAfrica is the first Kenya-based enterprise that couples the production and packaging of both reusable and disposable sanitary pads with the …

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Aug 07, 2014· 22 year-old Kenyan entrepreneur Barclay Paul Okari is the founder of Impact Africa Industries, a company that produces an inexpensive, reusable, washable sanitary …

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Ishana is a young entrepreneur who makes reusable sanitary pads made of poplin cloth. A pack of six can last for a year, she says. Not a graduate, not an entrepreneur but Ishana has become an icon of Coimbatore. The 18-year-old resident of Ganapathy has proved her social responsibility by manufacturing 'reusable sanitary napkins' made of poplin cloth (a variety of cotton fabric).

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Jun 27, 2016· 10 Young African Entrepreneurs to Watch. June 27, 2016. Share. Facebook. ... an affordable, washable and reusable sanitary towel. Today, his company has sold these pads to hundreds of thousands of women in Kenya and Uganda. ... but not Mubarak Muyika. The 22-year-old entrepreneur turned down a fully paid scholarship to the esteemed university ...

This Entrepreneur Wants To Makes Periods Fun

Jun 11, 2019· This Entrepreneur Wants To Makes Periods Fun ... I knew I was going to have to find another way to produce the pads, and this was when we …

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With your kind support, we will empower Karunga Women Self Help Group to sew reusable ecological sanitary pad kits and cotton shopping bags. The sanitary pads will be distributed to school in vulnerable indigenous communities for improved hygiene, school attendance, participation and self-confidence. Project will include environmental conservation education, waste management and recycling.

TRAINING IN RE-USABLE SANITARY PAD PRODUCTION

This will entail training them in the production and distribution of reusable sanitary pads that are affordable, sustainable, and portable and of high quality and can be used up to a year as well as ensuring provision of menstrual hygiene management education and facilities to them.

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Oct 25, 2017· The results were so impressive, she started researching other areas where her business could make a difference and then saw the market potential for reusable sanitary pads. "In Tanzania and elsewhere in Africa, there is a huge problem with missing school due to lack of access to sanitary pads.

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The biggest culprit on the environment however, is the companies that produce these feminine sanitary products. Pads and tampons are made from either cotton, synthetic fibres or wood pulp. The industrial process involved in making the super absorbent layer in pads and the adhesive at the back uses a type of thermoplastic called LDPE.

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Oct 14, 2019· Young entrepreneur manufactures reusable cotton pads, employs 15 women workers "At first, I was making these pads only for myself. ... she decided to expand her production so as to reduce the pile-up of used synthetic sanitary pads which take a while to decompose.

21-Year Old Kenyan Entrepreneur Launches Safi Pads ...

Mar 15, 2017· In 2013, 21-year-old Kenyan entrepreneur Barclay Paul Okari noticed problems caused by the unavailability of sanitary pads for teenage in the rural settlements of Western Kenya, Eastern Uganda and Southern Sudan. So, he decided to make a product that was half the market price of commercial sanitary pads on the market.