Fresh Notes: Stories From The Field

“Choose Handwashing, Choose Health” – Global Handwashing Day

On October 15th, Sanergy marked Global Handwashing Day in a colorful event at Mathare Primary School. The event brought together an estimated 6000 students from various schools, officials from the Ministry of Health, organizations in the WASH sector and private partners. This year’s theme – “Choose Handwashing, […]

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Fresh Life Operator spotlight – Esther Wanjiru

25-year-old Esther Wanjiru lives in the heart of the sprawling Muthurwa market in Nairobi, Kenya.  The young mother of one is the owner of two Fresh Life Toilets that are located along the busy road. Her Fresh Life Toilets are open everyday from 6am to 6pm and serve over […]

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“My Passion is Sales” – A Chat with Teammate Allan Ong’ang’a

While growing up, Allan Ong’ang’a attended Ngei Primary school in Kibera informal settlement in Nairobi. It is here that he found a best friend, Liban. Liban had grown up in refugee camps, and his accounts gave Allan his first real impressions of what lack of access to proper sanitation could do […]

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Living the Fresh Life! – Plots and Institutions Fresh Life Operators Forum

Every quarter, the Sanergy Sales & Operations team brings together Fresh Life Operators on a common platform that allows them to share and exchange fresh business ideas. This quarter, the focus was on plot owners and community institutions such as schools and churches who have acquired Fresh […]

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Changing the face of sanitation in Viwandani: Joseph’s Fresh Life business

  Viwandani (which is the Swahili word meaning “industries”) is an area located in the informal settlement of Mukuru. It is in this area that Joseph Mbithi, who hails from Kenya’s Central Province,  resides. Like most young people his age, Joseph came to Nairobi in search of […]

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