Every year on October 15, millions of children around the world celebrate Global Handwashing Day by learning about proper hygiene. As an organization committed to improving health in our community, Sanivation worked with the District Public Health Office and several local schools to educate children about proper handwashing techniques and their importance. This year Sanivation visited five schools and reached over 2,500 children! We taught them the Why, How, and When’s of handwashing through interactive and fun activities. As a parting gift, Sanivation left each school with easy-to-follow diagrams and enough soap to last all the students the next two […]
Tell me more about your team and the title “community health advocates”: I think when we started this model, Andrew and I, just had a brief morning meeting. I actually didn’t know what was next for Sanivation after the Kakuma pilot. Andrew said we are done with pilots and we are going to start a new model. He put forward the idea of having a toilet service and having the community pay for servicing the toilets. It was something new, that I have never done before. It was a huge task and when Andrew said I was going to […]
Ever wanted to name a toilet? Now you can! We’ve launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to purchase a briquetting machine. The machine we’ve chosen can produce one ton an hour, which covers the daily needs of 800 people. We offer incredible perks, ranging from Kenyan Chai to naming one of our toilets. Check it out here! All donors will be added to a new page on our site called “Agents of Change.”
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