Innovación contra la Pobreza

Este tipo de iniciativas impactan la vida de -literalmente- millones de personas. Es necesario invertir también en investigación que mitigue la pobreza y aumente la calidad de vida de una forma directa.

«Mr. Muruganantham has been accorded the recognition as Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World 2014 for his accomplishments.

Every Woman’s Health Right”, 88% of women in India are driven to use ashes, newspapers, sand husks and dried leaves during their periods. As a result of these unhygienic practices, more than 70% of women suffer from reproductive tract infections, increasing the risk of contracting associated cancers.»

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Arunachalam Muruganantham has helped bring cheap sanitary pads to rural India, by inventing a simple machine to make them – but it nearly cost him his marriage.