MIT start-up focuses on sanitation needs of poor

Sanergy started piloting two sanitation centers — each with a dry, squat-style toilet — in the Kibera and Lunga Lunga slums in September, and plans to ramp up to 60 this summer.

About 150 Kenyans use the two toilets daily, paying the equivalent of 6 cents per use. Waste streams are separated into containers and collected each day by trained workers, and the waste is then converted to biogas that’s used to provide energy for cooking. CONTINUE ARTICLE

About Vive Harambee!

Vive Harambee! is a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to impacting the lives of people in developing nations by providing them access to clean water, sanitation facilities and hygiene education.
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