In this guest blog, Mental Health Innovations’ Dr Ariele Noble (Research Psychologist and Clinical Supervisor), Dr Lia Maragkou (Clinical Supervisor) and Sarah Kendrick (Head of Quality), explain how Shout is well-suited to connect with users throughout the COVID-19 crisis.Continue reading “Digital services: How to connect in a time of crisis”
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”
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 post by Matthew Mannix explores how in utilising a business’ expertise and skills, corporate-charity partnerships can add huge value to an organisation’s mission, with funders playing an important role.
Matthew is a consultant at NPC, a charity think tank and consultancy that works with both funders and charities to improve the sector. Matthew advises the Disadvantaged Youth and Mental Health portfolios for the Stone Family Foundation.Continue reading “What the private sector can offer the charity sector and how funders can help it to do more”