Anandi, is India’s first ~100% compostable, high quality sanitary napkin available in the low-cost market which provides women and girls in rural villages and urban slums a more environmentally sustainable solution. Currently, the compostable Anandi pads sell for INR 30 for a pack of eight.
Anandi is a registered brand name of Aakar Innovations Pvt Ltd.
The use of sterilized, disposable sanitary napkins, such as Anandi, prevents infections, illnesses, the spread of diseases such as cervical cancer, and labor complications, all of which claim thousands of lives each year.
Components of the compostable anandi pad
Many women are not able to use sanitary napkins due to the high costs of commercial brands. One pack of 8 compostable Anandi pads sells for INR 30 and the profit margin is returned to our women entrepreneur
Due to Aakar's mission to set up production units in rural villages and urban slums, Aakar's dedicated workers and women entrepreneur are able to produce and distribute Anandi pads throughout their own villages and homes breaking the accessibility barrier.
The compostable Anandi pad is produced with locally sourced agriwastes. It is fully compostable and aimed at solving rural and urban disposal issues all while ensuring environmental sustainability.