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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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Every quarter, the entire Sanergy team gets together to reflect on progress and celebrate teammates who have shown exemplary performance, and have gone above and beyond in their line of duty. In the first quarter of 2018, Joseph Otieno bagged the teammate of the quarter award. Joseph […]

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Release of Lindsay Stradley’s TED Talk: “Why We Need To Talk Shit.”

  Let’s Talk Shit. In a provocative TED talk delivered on the main stage at TEDWomen, Sanergy co-founder Lindsay Stradley makes a call to everyone: NGOs, private sector, government, and young change makers to prioritize shit. She advocates for everyone to foster innovation and embrace smart sanitation systems that […]

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Jane Wangari – pioneering safe sanitation in Shauri Moyo

In our Fresh Life network, female operators make up for more than half of all the entrepreneurs. One of these women is Jane Wangari who hails from Nairobi’s Shauri moyo area. The last of three children in her family, Jane is a cheerful, outgoing mother of two. She joined […]

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Piloting the ‘Fresh Fit’ – Wali Mwalugongo

The Fresh Fit is an in-home toilet designed for households that face a variety of challenges while trying to access a toilet. Some of these challenges include having to venture out at night, and the risk of attack – women and girls are particularly vulnerable. The Fresh […]

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