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kristinvisa2015
Female
Kristin Kagetsu
kristin
Bachelors in Mechancial Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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CEO, Saathi
Saathi
Saathi has developed a small scale manufacturing process to make affordable, biodegradable sanitary pads from waste banana tree fiber for girls throughout India.
Waste Management,Other
Saathi machine and pads
The Saathi innovation lies in the materials used to make it 100% biodegradable. In addition, the machine allows for small scale manufacturing that will increase employment opportunities for low income women.
Proof Of Concept
Yes
Other
we are looking to file a patent for the material processing method as well as the machine once completed