Blog: Fresh Notes

Fresh Notes: Stories From The Field

Consistent learning builds expertise – Stephen’s story

Consistent learning builds expertise - Stephen’s story

Stephen Kilonzo never goes anywhere without his toolbox. Filled with pliers, spanners, screwdrivers, and wrenches, Stephen’s toolbox helps him with the maintenance and upkeep of Sanergy offices, premises, and equipment. In the last two years, Stephen’s role has been vital to the overall improvement of Sanergy infrastructure. He […]

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The power of teamwork for a successful Fresh Life business

The power of teamwork for a successful Fresh Life business

Carol Jackson, Annastacia Ndanu, and Jennifer Nthagu are three sisters raised in Machakos County. As soon as each of them completed high school, they moved to Nairobi to pursue their college education. Carol, the eldest, is 29 years old and was the first to move. She settled in […]

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The difference a toilet makes

The difference a toilet makes

Just how much of a difference does a toilet make? In the past four years, our network of Fresh Life Operators has grown to 320, with our toilets used up to 31,500 times each day by the residents of Nairobi’s informal settlements. In talking to community members, […]

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‘Driving is my passion’ – Sanergy teammate James Kariuki

‘Driving is my passion’ – Sanergy teammate James Kariuki

Last year in November, teammate James Kariuki, whose friends call him “Jaymo,” celebrated his second anniversary in the transportation department here at Sanergy. As a driver, James plays a crucial role in the safe removal of waste from the community. James has loved cars since he was […]

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A worthwhile investment: Fresh Life Toilets

A worthwhile investment: Fresh Life Toilets

Peter Gatingi is a busy man; apart from overseeing operations in his Fresh Life business, he is often pursuing several ventures. He distributes fresh milk and bread in his neighborhood while also mentoring youths in small-scale entrepreneurship. Kisii village is a small township nestled in the larger […]

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