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CHANGEMAKER PORTAL

CocoTech Geo Textiles

APAC

AGRI-FOOD

LOCAL

REDESIGN

PAIN POINTS

Natural disasters causing loss of top-soil and landslides

Lack of opportunities for women in the Philippines

CSV SOLUTIONS

A new circular business model producing geo-textiles from waste coconut husks in the Philippines

Mats used to mitigate soil erosion and risk of landslides

Additional income stream for farmers and women empowerment

SOCIETAL BENEFITS

Empowered women and communities

Reduced waste

Disaster preparedness

BUSINESS BENEFITS

New income stream for rural farmers

Rapidly growing new market

Low cost of supply