Sanitary pad franchise creates jobs & improves lives
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According to research carried out by SHE — Sustainable Health Enterprises, around 50 days of school or work are missed by girls and women who don't have access to sanitary pads, or can't afford them. Mud, bark and rags are often used instead of mass-produced pads; alternatives that are mostly ineffective, unhygienic and possibly dangerous, especially when combined with lack of clean water. SHE is a social enterprise set up to tackle these problems. Its first franchise was launched in Rwanda earlier this year, and is operated by women who manufacture and distribute low-cost sanitary pads. The pads are made…
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