Fresh Notes: Stories From The Field

The Fresh Life Toilet: Providing a Better Future for Young Women

Everyday, 16 year old Yusra Mohamed takes a 20-minute walk to school. This walk is a reminder of the constant struggle that the 8 million residents living in Kenya’s informal settlements face. Insecurity, unemployment, poor infrastructure and a lack of clean water are just some of the […]

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It’s A New Dawn for the New Dawn Community School in Mukuru

Last week we wrote about Stevens School and their digital Fresh Life Toilets. This week we feature another school that has also made the big switch. At the entrance of New Dawn Community School, the school motto reads “Elimisha mtoto boresha jamii” (Educate a child, improve society”). […]

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Stevens School Has Gone Digital Thanks to Fresh Life Toilets

Head teacher and founder of Stevens School Margaret Karani has always had a passion for helping young children. “ I love mentoring young children and ensuring that they succeed in life, I derive so much joy from teaching and looking after them,” she asserts. The school was […]

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“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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