go! Pads

Sustainable Health Enterprise (SHE)

Product description Brand name and product description

The go! Pad is a sanitary pad comprised of banana fibers and agro-waste produced by Sustainable Health Enterprises.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Rwanda. Sustainable Health Enterprises have received an R&D partnership with Johnson and Johnson to expand reach in 2014.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Traditional methods (ex. reusable cloth), Commercial menstrual pads (ex. Always brand, which can be too expensive for low-income girls and women to afford).

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

Goal 3: to improve and promote good health.

Promotion of menstrual hygiene.

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

Young girls, students, (9- to 14-year-old girls)

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