In many parts of the world that lack effective sanitation options, women and girls further suffer the indignity of limited or no resources for the disposal and replacement of feminine hygiene products. When toilets are installed in low income communities or schools they can lack discreet, safe disposal options that would greatly enhance the quality of life for women and girls.
The Center for WaSH-AID believes that considering hygiene options in the context of water and sanitation solutions is essential to the success of our innovative technologies, products and business solutions. We believe in developing technology-enabled solutions that are “gender-transformative”, that inspire women and men to deviate from gender stereotypes that historically limit the health, education and well-being of women and girls.
Current Projects Include:
- S.H.E. (Safe Hygiene for Everyone) - A Standalone Disposal Option for Menstrual Hygiene Waste
- An Onsite Waste Treatment Solution with MHM Disposal Option
- Application of a Gender Lens in the Development of Waste Treatment Technologies