World Toilet Day is a big day on our calendar and in preparation we asked the people we are working with to talk about their toilets. Here is a video with their voices: To learn more about our work read the full report we just published (hot of the presses) by clicking on it below:
Emily and Hana recently traveled to Kakuma, Kenya for the Innovation Fund project with Centers for Disease Control. This project is taking a human centered design approach to improving sanitation in a refugee camp. The camp was originally set up for 20,000 refugees, it now holds over 120,000 representing 16 different nationalities. These are the notes from the trip: Led by Erika Willoughby, working with Dr. Flora from IRC – Kakuma, we were able to watch training of the moderators, and see the official focus group discussions for on ongoing flu campaign. Watching this process and interacting with Erika gave […]
As mentioned in the last blog entry, through our pilot with MoSan toilets, the Sanivation team met two incredible men, Thaddeus and Peter, who are part of a local volunteer group for disabled persons. The group is amazing, full of active, eager members who are always looking forward. The group was formed a few years ago with one purpose- to change people’s perception of disabled people. Disabled people here in Kenya are treated like dirt, often times believed they are just a strain on the country. The disabled people in the village nearby decided they wanted to change that. They […]
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