Blog: Fresh Notes

Fresh Notes: Stories From The Field

World Toilet Day 2016: Helping sanitation entrepreneurs thrive – a spotlight on Sanergy’s credit team

World Toilet Day 2016: Helping sanitation entrepreneurs thrive – a spotlight on Sanergy’s credit team

The theme of this year’s World Toilet Day is “Toilets and Jobs.” Here at Sanergy, we’re committed to ensuring our entrepreneurs can succeed and create further employment opportunities in their communities. Today, we spotlight one of the Sanergy teams working to make that happen.  For entrepreneurs at […]

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World Toilet Day 2016: FLO Peter Mwangi extols the benefits of safe toilets

World Toilet Day 2016: FLO Peter Mwangi extols the benefits of safe toilets

Access to a toilet whenever and wherever one needs it ensures greater dignity, safety, health and equality for men, women and children. At Sanergy, investing in toilets and a sustainable model for waste management has been at the core of our work for the last five years. […]

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Paul Obara, a rising star at work and in his community

Paul Obara, a rising star at work and in his community

“When I first joined Sanergy, I was excited! It was an opportunity to elevate my career, and I would become part of a team I felt had great potential to bring a positive change in Mukuru. Therefore, I made a promise to myself that I would do […]

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Finding room for a toilet in crowded Kayaba

Finding room for a toilet in crowded Kayaba

The global urban population is rapidly growing; currently, 1 billion people live in urban slums, and the UN projects that it will reach 2.5 billion people by 2050. In informal settlements, this growth comes with numerous challenges that affect the living conditions of residents; key among them […]

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Surprise visit from Priti Patel, UK Secretary of State for International Affairs

Surprise visit from Priti Patel, UK Secretary of State for International Affairs

On Friday, October 21, we received an unexpected visit from Priti Patel, UK Secretary of State for International Affairs. She was accompanied by Nic Hailey, UK High Commissioner to Kenya, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom. Co-Founder David Auerbach toured them around our Mukuru office and showed them […]

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