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I am Rwandan. I grew up in Eastern province where there is huge plantation of banana trees which leaves abundant residues after harvest. Looking at those abundant resources in my neighborhood, I started thinking of how I can turn them into something of value. So I came up with an enterprise that produces fibers and turn them into sanitary pads.

Company’s mission: Keeping women productive and comfortable during menstruation period by providing them with healthy, affordable sanitary pads.

My enterprise is centered on these key components:

- Social responsiveness: The enterprise produces healthy pads which are more absorbent and chemicals free.
- Afford ability : Our products are produced locally, from locally sourced materials which make them more affordable on the market than other types of pads which are imported or produced from imported materials.
- Environmental protection: In the production of fibers, we use banana residues which would otherwise end up in landfills and turn them into other products of value. Thus reducing waste.
- Employment creation: My enterprise currently employs 8 people and given its high growth prospect, in the near future we will employ many more young people.
- Import substitution: By using locally produced sanitary pads and fibers, money is kept in the country and we reduce outflow of money/dollars importing things that we can produce ourselves. In the future we will instead export to other countries and bring dollars in our country.
- Health education: on my packages of sanitary pads are written information about the sex reproduction and families planning.

At the current stage, my company is focused on the production of sanitary pads but in the future we plan to expand our product portfolio and start producing papers and clothes to optimize the outputs of fibers.
 look me on the platform of http://www.africaconnekt.org i have many about the problem i deal to to respond. So after to look these problems, I was started to look how can contribute to solve these problems I so I come up with an enterprise that produce health and affordable sanitary pads, Our products are produced locally, from locally sourced materials which make them more affordable on the market than other types of pads which are imported or produced from imported materials and on my packages of sanitary pads are written information about the sex reproduction and families planning.
Really I’m starter it’s mean that I need every one able to invest in my company each one$ can make impact. In my enterprise one $ can use to produce 2 packages of sanitary pads that enable 30 people know information about sex reproduction and families planning, 2 girls no longer again to miss on the school during menstruation period and also can use to establishing our company .
In the future will starting advocacy to the government of African in order to remove the tax on the sanitary pads and starting official discussion about MHM, sex reproduction and families planning.
In your ability you should invest in my company for to contribute to solve the global problems.