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Sanergy at World Water Week: A Recap

Last month, Sanergy participated in the World Water Week. The World Water Week is an annual global event that brings together leaders and experts in the WASH sector to exchange ideas, experiences and shape sustainable solutions to global water and sanitation challenges. Participation in forums such as […]

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The SFD – A New Way Of Visualizing Excreta Management In Nairobi City

Since May 2017, Sanergy has been working with the Ministry of Health, City County of Nairobi and the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) in a mapping exercise to develop Nairobi’s first comprehensive ‘Shit Flow Diagram (SFD)’. The SFD is a toolkit developed by the World Bank and […]

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“The reality of slums is that a majority of us don’t have access to flush toilets.” – Samson Ongari, Mukuru resident.

Samson Ongari, a landlord in Mukuru slum, has installed one Fresh Life Toilet for 18 households in his residential plot. Landlords like Samson who have invested in Fresh Life Toilets for their tenants have low tenancy turnover rates, and therefore earn consistent incomes from their rental units. […]

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What Happens When Pits Are full? – Introducing ‘Makao Bora’, Our Pilot Pit-Emptying Site

In Kenyan slums, pit latrines make up 80% of sanitation facilities. When these pit latrines fill up, digging a new pit is not an option; space is a luxury in the densely populated slums. Users are usually faced with the difficult task of having their pit emptied. Exhauster […]

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Innovative strategy designed to scale Sanergy’s sanitation delivery in Mathare slums

Innovative strategy designed to scale Sanergy’s sanitation delivery in Mathare slums

There are lots of obstacles to ensuring that a growing slum population has sustainable access to safe sanitation. These include challenges such as inadequate sanitation infrastructure and systems, as well as insufficient investment by either government or community members; however, our systems-based approach to sanitation has offered […]

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