On March 10th 2020, EcoSmart Uganda was privileged to host 14 students from the University of Tottori in Japan. This visit was organized by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to allow the students an opportunity to learn about Uganda and some of its locally made products.
EcoSmart Uganda is currently supported by UNFPA Uganda and the KAO Corporation in Japan, to develop affordable, disposable and environmentally friendly sanitary pads by up cycling sugarcane fibre. The purpose is to make menstrual health supplies affordable and accessible to girls in Uganda with the aim of equipping them to stay in school and complete their education.
EcoSmart Uganda’s production facility is locatedat the Uganda Investment Authority’s Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) Park, Plot 207, Makenke Kashari- Mbarara District in South Western part of Uganda.