EcoSmart Pads

ECOSMART UGANDA LIMITED

EcoSmart Pads are biodegradable menstrual pads made from local sugarcane fiber.

Product description Brand name and product description

EcoSmart Pads are biodegradable menstrual pads made from local sugarcane fiber produced and distributed in Uganda. They are produced by EcoSmart Uganda. They are still in the product development stage and working towards commercialization.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

EcoSmart Uganda is supported by Ka0 in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

A 12 piece packet will cost UGX 1600 (0.42 USD).Converted in May 2020

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Primary competitor in Uganda are AFRIpads.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being

Goal 5: Gender Equality

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Women aged 15-49 in low resource environments in Uganda.

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