This is an incredibly innovative solution to providing both affordable sanitary pads and sex/family planning education. I have personally heard stories on how the lack of adequate sanitary padding and menstruation products prohibited females from attending school on a regular basis. Using locally abundant resources to cut down costs is an excellent way to target this under-served community of females while allowing them the opportunity to gain sex or reproductive education while continuing their academics unrestricted. The pilot is helpful primary research as well. How do you plan on scaling your production?
Hi there, This seems like a great initial idea. One of the biggest problems with physically connecting those in need (especially young females) with accessible sexual and reproductive health services/education. A mobile form of a clinic (almost a form of TeleHealth) could serve as a solution to this. However, there are cultural barriers that may exist preventing those in need from safely, or without embarrassment, go to said mobile buses. How would you address this? Here is a video that hones in on one issue in need of highlighting in Kenya for example: https://youtu.be/zQVzuiV4Tt4