Saathi Inc. is a UN-recognized, award-winning sustainable consumer products company. We are making the world’s first completely biodegradable and compostable sanitary pads using a common agricultural byproduct in India, banana tree fibre. We have patent pending technology to convert agri-waste fibers into an absorbent which we use for the sanitary pads and can also be used for other products. We are addressing three major challenges directly with our sanitary pads, 1) traditional chemical-filled sanitary pads, 2) access to sanitary pads in rural areas, and 3) waste management and plastic waste reduction relating to sanitary pads. Saathi has a team of founders from MIT, Harvard Business School, TU Delft and Nirma University, with experience in sustainable products, business, and engineering.
We eliminate 60 kg of pad waste, per woman, in her lifetime. Saathi is part of the circular economy where everyone is positively impacted and our goal is to create hygiene products.

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Endorsers that Saathi partner with

Hong Kong SAR China

Social Ventures Hong Kong

Aavishkaar Capital is the equity arm of The Aavishkaar Group which manages in excess of US$1 billion in AUM across equity and credit. The Group’s shareholders include TIAA-Nuveen, Shell Foundation, Triodos Bank and Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank.

Social Ventures Hong Kong

Social Ventures Hong Kong is a venture philanthropic organization, aiming to provide financial and non-financial support to Social Purpose Organizations or Social Enterprises in Hong Kong. Since 2007, we have been supporting and nurturing successful social enterprises in Hong Kong, such as the Diamond Cab, and promote young professionals’ participation in social entrepreneurship.

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100% Biodegradable Sanitary Pads

By Saathi

Saathi manufactures 100% biodegradable and compostable all-natural sanitary pads from banana fiber. We create impact which affects women health , community and environment.

Gender, Health, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene