Category : In Region
Saathi, founded by several MIT and Harvard graduates, has developed an eco-friendly sanitary pad made from local banana fiber that is fully compostable and bio-degradable. They hope it will give women more freedom in India and other developing countries.
During her summer internship in Nepal, HKS student Yoko Okura conducted stakeholder interviews with community leaders, local government officials, teachers, students, and parents to evaluate the impact of community-based and school-based disaster reduction programs.
In a recent interview with SAI, Arts Council member Omar Saeed spoke about his intersecting interests in arts, education, and health.
“What my interviews and primary sources make clear is that much like the rest of India, there has been a major change in the role of the public sector,” writes Rohit Chandra, PhD candidate at HKS, who spent the summer in India researching the Indian coal industry.
The project focuses on the humanitarian consequences experienced by those on both sides of the Punjab border.
In a webinar as part of the Livelihood Creation Project, Shantha Sinha, MV Foundation, and Jacqueline Bhabha, HSPH, HLS, HKS, discussed obstacles and challenges that girls face when pursuing education.
Speakers included Shri Akhilesh Yadav, Honorable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Harvard faculty, and Kumbh administrators.