JANMA is a $2 clean birth kit, created to help hospitals and nonprofit organizations prevent infection at time of birth and reduce maternal and infant mortality. The kit contains simple tools recommended by the World Health Organization to provide sanitation and sterility at the time of childbirth, which not only saves the lives of mother and baby, but also helps ensure a healthy and happy start to life.
Kit contents include:
-Underpad -Surgical scalpel blade (Gamma radiated) -Cord clamp (ETO sterile) -Bar of soap -Baby Wiping Cloth -Jute purse packaging -Pictorial instructions
ayzh employs women to package JANMA components in a biodegradable jute bag that can be reused by new mothers as a purse.
ayzh is a for-profit social venture providing health and livelihood solutions to impoverished women worldwide. They develop low-cost, appropriate technology designed to meet the unique needs of women in resource-poor settings.
Publicly available: yes
Countries where available: Worldwide
Price range (USD): 1 to 20 USD