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Mask (PPE) made from Paper Towel

Mask helps us to protect ourself and reduce the spread but its on huge demand, paper mask solution is cheap and best.

Photo of Varun Sankar Sankar
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Disposable surgical face mask and 2 layers of facial tissue

Place 2 layers of facial tissue between your face and the surgical mask. This increases the mask’s filtering ability and will provide sufficient protection from the ashes.

These Masks will at least stop a person from touching their mouth and spreading germs to themselves in that manner.

What is the need are you focusing on?

Shortage of facial mask for people living in under developed countries. 

Shortage of mask  is one of the most urgent threats to our collective ability to save lives.

Cost of facial mask has increased to multiple fold as the demand increases 100x which resulted in poort people not able to get one.

Which type of submission are you sharing?

  • Identifying a gap that needs to be addressed

Describe the business pivot or adaptation in 3-4 sentences.

We may not come out of this pandemic sooner, it may prolong may be for 2 years at worst. We should be prepared for this kind of pandemic in future as well. This is an opportunity for any organization to root their business globally and also helping poor people live in this beautiful world for few more years if we dont implement the solution

Do you plan to implement this solution?

  • Maybe-with additional support

Describe the impact that this solution will create in the world.

Help people living in under developed countries to atleast feel safe and help reduce the spread. Helping our collective ability to save lives. poor people will not be left out with no mask, they could affordable buy mask and protect them and their family.

What is the name of your business or organization?

(1) WAIT(We Are All In This Together) (2) StayHealthyAndProtectEveryone(SHAPE)

What is your profession?

I am a Software Engineer

Where are you located (country)?


Where are you located (region)?

  • North America

What kind of stakeholders and partnerships are needed to pursue this solution?

  • Funding- Investment
  • Stakeholders/Partnerships- NGOs
  • Stakeholders/Partnerships- Government

Do you need help building partnerships and finding partners?

  • No


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Photo of Jordan Florian

Great job addressing a gap that needs to be filled! What is the estimated porosity of this mask?

Photo of Varun Sankar Sankar

I am thinking setting anything between 5 to 10%