The Stone Family Foundation has supported the Container Based Sanitation Alliance (CBSA) since its inception in 2016, when we saw the opportunity for container based sanitation (CBS) service providers to come together to promote greater quality and availability of CBS services worldwide.
We believe there is opportunity for CBS enterprises to collaborate in an effective way to achieve sector-wide acceptance and endorsement, reach scale, and create sustainable impact. We have supported the CBSA to promote sharing and learning, create common standards and develop partnerships that advance this mission.
Isabella Montgomery, CBSA Coordinator, shares her reflections on the first strategic phase of the CBSA, the journey so far and key achievements they are looking to build on.
Continue reading “The Container Based Sanitation Alliance – reflections on the first strategic phase”
Louise Couder (Director, External Relations) and Sheila Kibuthu (Assistant Manager, Communications) at Sanergy, a sanitation service provider in Kenya, reflect on the results and drivers of success of a new pit emptying project, aimed at ensuring the safe disposal of waste from urban communities.
Continue reading “Tackling challenges of pit latrine emptying in urban slums – lessons from Sanergy’s Mtaa Fresh project”
We have been in Cambodia this week to launch the world’s first Development Impact Bond (DIB) in the WASH sector. In this post, we share three reasons why we decided to invest.
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In this blog post Kelvin Hughes, CEO of Clean Team Ghana for the past 19 months, reflects on his journey joining Clean Team and the key areas he has prioritised to develop the business.
Continue reading “The first year in post leading a container-based sanitation business in Ghana”
In the second of two blog posts Abhay Nihalani, the Marketing Director at Jibu, expands on the sales approach Jibu have adopted to help franchisees overcome challenges in selling clean water to customers in East Africa.
Continue reading “Embedding a problem-led sales approach to increase access to safe water in East Africa”
This blog reflects on the FSM 5 / AfricaSan conference in Cape Town, some of the main topics of conversation and how they relate to the Foundation’s work and strategic priorities.
Continue reading “The sector comes together to discuss Africa’s sanitation challenges: reflections on FSM 5 and AfricaSan”