18-year-old Coimbatore girl makes eco-friendly sanitary napkins, Twitter applauds
Ishana, hailing from Coimbatore, manufactures the reusable eco-friendly sanitary pads at a small setup.Updated: Nov 13, 2019 13:23 IST
Having faced health problems due to the use of ordinary sanitary pads available in the market, Ishana, an 18-year-old girl was inspired to make eco-friendly and reusable cotton sanitary napkins. Ishana manufactured the cotton pads at a small setup that includes sewing machine and other essential equipments.
“I was inspired to produce cotton sanitary napkins after I faced health problems due to the use of ordinary pads. Now, I want to educate more and more people on how to make sanitary pads with cotton cloth,” said Ishana.
News agency ANI shared the news of this 18-year-old on Twitter along with the pictures of her workshop:
Tamil Nadu: Ishana, an 18-yr-old from Coimbatore is producing reusable cotton sanitary napkins. She says, "Chemical gel in ordinary sanitary napkins poses health hazards to women. The sanitary napkin I've developed is made of layers of cotton cloth. It's reusable & eco-friendly". pic.twitter.com/uSY2U7Lqd2— ANI (@ANI) November 12, 2019
Since being shared just a day back on November 12, the tweet captured people’s attention. Till now, it has gathered more than 1,300 likes and close to 300 retweets. Also, people have dropped all sorts of comments on the post. Most, however, applauded Ishana for her work. A few just used the word “respect” while commenting to show their appreciation.
“Appreciable work. Salute to this girl,” wrote a Twitter user. “Inspirational... Truly.... Respect...” wrote another. “Pad-woman!” commented a third. “Hats off to this girl, she is doing a good work and becoming a role mode for others,” wrote a fourth.
Here’s how others reacted:
Wow excellent— Pooja Bharti (@poojagautam97) November 12, 2019
Salute this talented girl
Respect— Human Being (@Deshihindustani) November 12, 2019
Brave girl— कुलदीप चौहान KD (@kdsingh987) November 12, 2019
ग्रैंड सैलूट 👌🤗
Please take a patent for it.— K. Madhusudan (@KMadhusudan9) November 12, 2019
“Chemical gel in ordinary sanitary napkins poses health hazards to women. The sanitary napkin I have developed is made with layers of cotton cloth. It is reusable and eco-friendly,” said Ishana.
“I have purchased 50 packs. I am also planning to have its dealership,” said Syed, a customer.