Many school girls, especially in rural areas in Uganda miss up to eight days each school term to avoid stigma after failing to get sanitary towels. But a new and cheap version made using banana stems fibre could be the solution to most of the challenges. In Nature Files, Moses Akena explores the pilot innovation that will also help control environmental pollution.
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