Sokhipad, a unique sanitary napkin designed for female garment workers and women with a low income, was exhibited in the GTMAT EXPO 2017 held in International Convention City Bashundara, Dhaka from 9th to 11th November, 2017.
Sokhipad project is a partnership venture managed and operated by ECO International Trading Company (Bangladesh) and supported by DFID funded Connect to Grow (UK) programme.
The hygienic sanitary napkin is affordable as each packet, which contains six pieces of napkin, is priced at Tk 50.
Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan, ndc, former Sr. Secretary, Ministry of Industries, Govt. of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh, Dr. Andy Frost, Head of Food and Markets Department and Adrienne Martin, Director of Programme Development, Social and Institutional Development Specialist, Natural Resources Institute, Faculty of Engineering & Science, University of Greenwich, UK, Mr. Md. Abdul Kader Khan, President – BGAPMEA, Md. Monsoor Ahmed, First Vice President – BKMEA visited “Sokhipad” booth no. 353 at the exhibition.
At the exhibition, Sokhipad Team showed videos and demonstrations of the product which vouched for its quality to more than 10 thousand visitors related to garments & textiles industries.
Mr. Ariful Forquan, CEO of ECO Int’l is making his best efforts to make Sokhipad readily available at all garment factories in Dhaka, and soon throughout Bangladesh.
ECO declared that the company will always promote their products along with awareness program to make garment workers life healthier with a tagline “stay with as a friend”.