Blog: Fresh Notes

Fresh Notes: Stories From The Field

“We’re committed to serving non-sewered areas in developing cities.” – Sanergy’s Chief Operations Officer Titus Kuria

The rapid growth of cities will see at least 6.5 billion people living in cities by 2050.  One of the challenges that comes with this huge growth is the minimal access to safe sanitation services. At present, alternative sanitation solutions are still largely missing and the existing […]

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Hassan and his family are keeping it fresh

Hassan, a well-known entrepreneur, has his Fresh Life Toilet and home located in Eastlands’ Pumwani area. His businesses range from selling fish and coconut oil to running a garage. “I am a jack of all trades,” Hassan describes himself with a smile. Hassan has a large family […]

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Washing hands for a healthy future

In Kenya, poor sanitation causes an estimated 17,000 deaths of children under five each year, 90% of which are due to diarrheal diseases. Inappropriate hygiene behavior is disastrous for infants and young children; handwashing is considered as one of the most inexpensive yet efficient interventions in curbing hygiene-related […]

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Shaping the future of access to safe sanitation at scale – a glimpse of Douglas’s work

Half of Kenya’s population lives in urban areas. As the rate of urbanization increases, the population is expected to double by 2030. Providing citywide sanitation services in growing cities such as Nairobi, where 4 million people live, is a complex, important challenge. That is why at Sanergy, […]

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Fresh Life Tackles Youth Unemployment in Nairobi

Joseph Ochieng’, fondly known as ‘Coaches Ochi’ by friends and family, is a successful businessman who runs a barber shop and 10 Fresh Life Toilets in Muthurwa area– a busy market located southeast of Nairobi. The father of one is a happy man, his Fresh Life business […]

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