Scaling an affordable and ecological solution to the sanitation crisis in urban Haiti

Reporting Organization:Grand Challenges Canada
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 1,000,000
Timeframe: March 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Kristin Neudorf
[email protected]

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Grand Challenges Canada

Participating Organizations

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Haiti - $ 1,000,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Other - Total Budget Allocation

WASH (100 %)

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SOIL takes an innovative value-chain approach to solve the sanitation challenge through services specifically designed for dense urban communities, where public health risk is elevated and communicable diseases have the potential to spread rapidly. SOIL’s flagship service, EkoLakay, is a monthly toilet rental service where clients pay a small monthly fee and receive a container-based toilet and regular waste collection services. The collected waste is then safely treated and transformed into rich compost. This project is intended to expand SOIL’s service coverage threefold and double down on efforts to streamline operations in preparation for a results-based financing contract with the Inter-American Development Bank.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Adult men Adolescent females Adolescent males Children, girls Children, boys Under-5 children Older adults, women Older adults, men
Descriptors: Urban
Total Direct Population: 5,169
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

By the end of the funding period, the project is expected to improve the lives of 5,169 beneficiaries who would otherwise not have access to improved sanitation, through consistent use of EkoLakay toilets.

Achieved Results


None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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