From Emergency Situations to Reusable Sanitary Towels. The Role of Makers in Times of Crisis

In this episode of the podcast, we are joined by Michael Gathogo, an innovative maker who is currently working on a project to develop a manual and affordable washing machine for reusable sanitary towels. Michael's company, Ouispin, understands the importance of being able to clean reusable menstrual pads discreetly and efficiently, which is why they have developed a line of portable washing machines specifically designed for this purpose.

These machines are designed to be compact, easy to use, and perfect for women on the go. They are also eco-friendly, helping to reduce the amount of waste generated by disposable menstrual products. By using reusable pads and Ouispin's portable washing machines, women can make a positive impact on the environment while also saving money in the long run.

In this episode, Michael shares his insights on the importance of developing innovative solutions that meet the needs of women around the world. He also discusses the challenges of creating affordable and accessible products that can make a real difference in people's lives.

Through Ouispin, Michael is demonstrating the power of making and how it can be used to create sustainable solutions for communities in need. So join us as we explore the inspiring work of Michael and the impact of his work on women's health and the environment.

Below are the links where you can contribute to this cause or obtain further information by reaching out to Michael.

Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/diveafrika/message

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