Blog: Fresh Notes

Fresh Notes: Stories From The Field

For Daniel, curiosity has turned into a passionate commitment to his work

For Daniel, curiosity has turned into a passionate commitment to his work

“This far I have come; I can only thank God!” exclaims Daniel Musembi, a father of three and one of the longest-serving teammates on Sanergy’s processing team. Born and raised in Machakos, Daniel studied up to O levels, after which he began working to support his family. […]

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“Good leaders are fueled by a purpose” – Lessons from the American Express Leadership Academy

“Good leaders are fueled by a purpose” – Lessons from the American Express Leadership Academy

Sanergy is dedicated to fostering the professional development of all our teammates — especially the young people who have recently assumed managerial roles. In keeping with this commitment, we encourage and support colleagues to participate in development opportunities and to own their career growth. Earlier this month, Sanergy […]

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Sanergy welcomes Kenya’s new sanitation policy

Sanergy welcomes Kenya’s new sanitation policy

This week, the Kenyan Ministry of Health launched the Kenya Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene Policy, 2016‑2030. The policy was the result of two years of collective efforts by various stakeholders in Kenya’s public and private sectors on the promotion of environmental sanitation and health. Sanergy was invited […]

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Hygiene champion in Kayaba: Fresh Life Operator Teresa Madere

Hygiene champion in Kayaba: Fresh Life Operator Teresa Madere

Ten years ago, Teresa Madere and her husband Tony settled in Kambi Moto, one of Kayaba’s villages. With Tony working as a casual laborer at Nairobi’s industrial area, Teresa started out as a small-scale entrepreneur by selling fruits and vegetables to her neighbors. “I have always been […]

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Reimagining waste management in emergency contexts: piloting a mobile waste transfer system

Reimagining waste management in emergency contexts: piloting a mobile waste transfer system

As discussed in a previous blog post, Sanergy recently piloted a prototype mobile waste transfer system (mWTS) in Nairobi’s urban slums to figure out an easily deployable waste-management solution for emergency response scenarios. The challenges of waste collection in urban slums are similar to those faced by responders […]

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