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Sign the petition to include hygiene indicators to the SDGs!

Sign the petition to include hygiene indicators to the SDGs!

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the successors to the Millennium Development Goals, which expire at the end of 2015. The SDGs are more comprehensive and have greater detail than the MDGs. An early draft included a specific target on hygiene: SDG 6.2 – By 2030, achieve access to […]

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Reflections on President Obama’s Visit to Kenya

Reflections on President Obama’s Visit to Kenya

President Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. leader to visit the Republic of Kenya this past weekend. This was a momentous event for the whole country, with much of the population glued to their televisions and smartphones to watch the events unfold. The connection between President […]

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Cleaning up communities by inspiring behavior change – A Chat with Marketing Officer Nicholas Kogo

Cleaning up communities by inspiring behavior change - A Chat with Marketing Officer Nicholas Kogo

Diligence, persistence, and teamwork are all personal values that teammate Nicholas Kogo holds very dear. They guide and motivate him in his life. His peers describe him as a sociable, respectful, flexible, and humble teammate, which makes it easy for them to work with him. From a […]

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GES2015: Global Entrepreneurship Summit provides Sanergy an Opportunity to Shine

GES2015: Global Entrepreneurship Summit provides Sanergy an Opportunity to Shine

“We have a responsibility to join together on behalf of the world that we seek.” – Barack Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009 This week is an exciting time to be in Nairobi. The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is bringing together 2,000 entrepreneurs, investors, academics, and government […]

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GES2015: Julie Hanna, Chair of Kiva, visits Sanergy

GES2015: Julie Hanna, Chair of Kiva, visits Sanergy

Julie Hanna, Executive Board Chair of Kiva, dropped by to visit the Sanergy offices while she was in town for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Along with Patrick Lang’at, manager of Sanergy’s credit team, Julie visited Esther Munyiva, a Kiva beneficiary, to discuss the role Fresh Life has […]

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