Blog: Fresh Notes

Fresh Notes: Stories From The Field

“Everyone loves access to a clean toilet, and Fresh Life is making it happen for us!” – Haron Nyaguoka’s story

“Everyone loves access to a clean toilet, and Fresh Life is making it happen for us!” – Haron Nyaguoka’s story

Being a landlord in Nairobi’s informal settlements is a tough business; although demand for housing outstrips supply, residents are often transient, regularly moving from unit to unit in search of better value. To increase occupancy and reduce turnover, landlords have started offering amenities for tenants, including raised […]

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Introducing VUNA – recovering nutrients from urine to promote sustainable sanitation

Introducing VUNA  – recovering nutrients from urine to promote sustainable sanitation

To extract as much value as we can from waste, we recently launched a pilot to recover nutrients from urine to create nitrogen-rich liquid fertilizer. Urine constitutes about half of the waste we collect and remove from slums, and we are trying to maximize its potential as a […]

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Engineering solutions to optimize Black Soldier Fly production

Engineering solutions to optimize Black Soldier Fly production

Denis Ruto joined Sanergy’s Black Soldier Fly team earlier this year as part of the Sanergy Fellows Program. He has since transitioned to a full-time position. Below, he shares his experience working on Sanergy’s Black Soldier Fly project. Last year, Sanergy’s Godwin Ruto and a group of […]

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Using mobile technology to deliver better services: Sanergy’s partnership with GSMA and SweetSense Inc.

Sanergy teammates Joseph Lumumba and Lauren Stover are spending the week in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, at the GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities working group. Joseph and Lauren are presenting the work GSMA has been supporting with Sanergy, using sensors to optimize our waste-collection process. GSMA has […]

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Using data to improve and scale our sanitation delivery

Here at Sanergy, we’re striving to build a model for urban sanitation delivery that is scalable and replicable. In order to do this, we work to make sure that we are maximizing the efficiency and efficacy of every part of our operations. Our Information Technology team is […]

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