Peepoo, an innovative sanitation solution for slums

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Ever heard of flying toilets? Plastic bags used as toilets and thrown from trains by slum dwellers on their way to work in the morning. Non-environmentally friendly and a source of disease AND user unfriendly: try it yourself and you will know what I mean.

Solution: a super user-friendly bio-degradable bag that transforms excreta into fertilizer. MWF and the Swedish management jointly wrote the business plan to launch the product on a large scale in Kenya, presented at the Stockholm Water Week in 2009. Interested in joining the initial product launch? Please contact us.


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