Indian startup promotes sanitary pads made from banana tree fiber [From the web]




HYDERABAD, India, December 4, 2017-

Mechanical engineer Tarun Bothra didn’t expect to become an expert on the production of sustainable sanitary pads. But now on his fourth iteration of a biodegradable banana tree fiber pad for women, he’s become just that.

In 2015, Bothra, along with co-founders Amrita Saigal, Kristin Kagetsu, and Grace Kane, founded Saathi, a startup based in Ahmedabad, India, to produce affordable, environmentally friendly sanitary pads.


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