This is what women in Cuba have to use since the country can’t produce paper goods, and doesn’t have money to import them: Pads made of fabric, that must be washed by hand since no one can afford washing machines,
Michael Moore and all of those touting “Cuban healthcare” probably don’t know about this detail of basic sanitation.
Now that there are shortages of tampons, pads, toothpaste, food, and paper goods in Venezuela, the chavistas have come up with a propaganda video extolling the pads made of fabric:
She claims it’s 100% biodegradable, reusable, and prevents you from participating in “savage capitalism.”
No mention of bacteria, stained clothes, or odors.
Meanwhile, someone else didn’t take well to this pre-industrial age idea (what am I saying? Pre-Roman times), and came up with snark,
“We couldn’t leave out [the] biodegradable Bolivarian tampons”