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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 … Continue reading

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Turning Waste into Profit

About 2.6 billion people lack access to adequate sanitation, including more than 10 million in Kenya’s densely populated urban slums. Given the lack of critical infrastructure, slum dwellers go to the bathroom in holes in the ground surrounded by primitive … Continue reading

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