Jute Pad

Low-cost sanitary napkins Using Indigenous Jute Material (Biodegradable and Compostable)

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Eligibility Criteria

  • I confirm that I am fully aware of the eligibility criteria and terms of the Act for Biodiversity Challenge and that I am eligible to apply.
  • I am 18 years old or older.

Initiative's representative name

Md Jobair

Initiative's representative date of birth

10/11/1996

Initiative's representative gender

  • Man

Headquarters location: country

  • Bangladesh

Headquarters location: city

Dhaka,Bangladesh

Where are you making a difference?

SAME

Website or social media url(s)

https://www.linkedin.com/in/khanxobair

Project Stage

  • Start-up (first few activities have happened)

Yearly Budget : What is your current yearly budget for the initiative?

  • €1k - €10k

Organization Type

  • Nonprofit/NGO

1. Founding story: Share a story about the "Aha!" moment that led the founder(s) to get started or the story of how you saw the potential for this project to succeed.

One day I am reading newspaper News was: 13,000 pieces of plastic litter on every square kilometre of the ocean And The oceans make human life possible more than 3 billion people depend on marine and coastal diversity for their livelihoods. Our trash doesn’t help so I felt very bad and I am trying to solve the problem How to reduce plastic in the ocean And Urban Area Then I Innovate Jute Pad cause When soiled sanitary napkins are flushed or thrown into a water body and open field they contaminate water and deficiency forest. It can disrupt the water, biodiversity and can introduce harmful organisms in the food chain. Plastics have become a major threat to our ecosystem, especially aquatic biodiversity and natural water flow.

2. The problem: What problem are you helping to solve?

women in Urban areas usually dispose of menstrual waste in nearby open fields, garbage dumps or rivers water due to lack of disposal facilities. So I Innovate Jute pad is 90% compostable and biodegradable and reducing CO2 production. We eliminate 60 kg of pad waste, per woman, in her lifetime. Help to underwater Bio-Diversity and The forest will grow.

4. Innovation: How are you innovating or using unique approaches to solve the problem?

Most sanitary napkins have plastic layers at the top and adhesive plastic back along with adhesive wings, it takes years to breakdown and most of them are hardly biodegradable and can lead biodiversity. I Adopted Using Indigenous Jute Material Biodegradable and Compostable Jute pad is 90% compostable and biodegradable and reducing CO2 production and help to Increased biodiversity especially Under Water biodiversity and eliminate 60 kg of pad waste, per woman, in her lifetime. By taking this small step towards a green and healthy world.

6. Impact: how has your project made a difference so far — in terms of both business outputs and social impact? How do you plan on measuring progress?

My Innovation Is Idea Stage but Statistical and market research and our interview said it our innovation can impact social and biodiversity.

9. Financial sustainability plan: can you tell us about your plan to fund your project and how that plan will be sustainable in the short, medium, and long term?

Missoni: In 2025, every Urban woman will use a Biodegradable and Compostable napkin Vision: In 2030, every Developing Countrywoman will use a Biodegradable and Compostable napkin.

10. Team: what is the current composition of your current team (types of roles, qualifications, full-time vs. part-time, board members, etc.), and how do you plan to evolve the team’s composition as the project grows?

Our team member is a founder and Co-Founder Founder Education Background: Undergraduate student, Bachelor Of Business Administration, Co-Founder: computer science Engineer, We are highly Involve local Social business Startup In Bangladesh We plan to evolve the team’s Haired group of Employ who produce the product and sell the product in the market And we will choose the ambassador over the students of every institute Who takes action awareness of plastic sanitary napkins biodiversity.

11. How did you hear about this challenge?

  • www.oyaop.com(OYA Opportunities)

Attachments (1)

Jute Napkin prototype.docx

Jute Napkin Prototype

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