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.Continue reading “Why we invested in the Cambodia Rural Sanitation Development Impact Bond”
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”
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”