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In Cameroon, women’s usage of hygiene products is limited due to a lack of affordability, little availability in rural areas, inadequate health education, social stigma, and issues with proper disposal. KujaEcoPads estimates that rural girls miss up to 50 days of school each year due to a lack of sanitary pads and access to clean bathrooms, while women miss work for the same reasons. To address some of these challenges, KujaEcoPads developed the Cameroon’s first 100 percent biodegradable and compostable sanitary pad made from waste banana tree fiber to help women and girls to manage their monthly period in a hygienic and dignified manner.