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Sanitary pads made of banana fiber

Updated : April 17, 2018 03:29 PM IST

Saathi pads, which was started in 2015 by Amrita Saigal, Grace Kane, Kristin Kagetsu and Tarun Bothra, in Ahmedabad makes 100% biodegradable and compostable sanitary pads from banana tree fibre.

Founders of these pads, graduates from MIT, Harvard and Nirma University came together to create eco-friendly, biodegradable sanitary napkins in India.

Saathi Pads are among three finalists from Asia Pacific for the 2018 Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards.

Cartier Initiative Awards aim to encourage women entrepreneurs to solve global challenges.
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