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Pat Kramer

The Legacy of SOIL’s Longest Serving Volunteer – My Mother

This month’s newsletter is dedicated to the legacy of my mother Pat Kramer, who passed away peacefully on June 9, and to all of the mothers of the extended SOIL family who have passed. Losing a family member, either biological or chosen, is a universal experience that binds us together in our shared....

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Jake Johnston Aid State

Announcing SOIL’s Inaugural Book Club

SOIL is happy to announce our inaugural SOIL Book Club. This summer we will embark on a journey through the pages of " Aid State: Elite Panic, Disaster Capitalism, and the Battle to Control Haiti " by Jake Johnston. Readers are invited to explore the intricate dynamics of international aid and its....

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Nathalie Marc Charles

A Conversation With SOIL Board Member: Nathalie Marc-Charles

SOIL recently had the pleasure of speaking with Nathalie Marc-Charles, an expert in career strategy, HR leadership, and organizational psychology. With over 15 years in corporate HR and a successful transition to coaching in 2014, Nathalie has guided over 400 clients globally in leadership and....

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Gianni Gustave

Meet Gianni: SOIL’s New IT Manager

Please help us in welcoming a new member to the SOIL team: Gianni Gustave ! Gianni joined the SOIL staff in May as our new IT Manager and we’re excited to have him working with us. In this role, Gianni will manage SOIL’s IT strategy, oversee SOIL’s technological infrastructure and provide support to....

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Haiti Map

The Sanitation Situation in our Target Zones – What We’ve Learned So Far

In October 2023, SOIL launched a baseline survey study to collect and compile data points on sanitation access and behavior in the zones targeted for expansion in our pilot with IDB Lab’s Outcomes for Change Fund in Haiti. Comparing collected data around toilet ownership and open defecation....

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Sasha Kramer Reed College

SOIL Executive Director Dr. Sasha Kramer Speaks at Reed College Commencement

We are thrilled to share that SOIL’s Executive Director, Dr. Sasha Kramer, was selected by the graduating class at Reed College to deliver the 2024 commencement speech. It was a momentous occasion, not only for Sasha as a Reed College graduate, but also for SOIL as an organization which has....

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New Cultivators Logo

Cultivating Change: The Power of Monthly Giving with SOIL

Here at SOIL, our mission is to ensure safe, dignified, and sustainable sanitation in Haiti and bring sustainable solutions to the communities we serve. The work that we’ve been able to do over the past 13 years wouldn’t have been possible without all of our generous donors, and we are grateful for....

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A Conversation with SOIL Board Member: Tanvi Nagpal

Desirée Daniels recently had the pleasure of meeting with Tanvi, a seasoned professional with over two decades of experience in public service delivery, to discuss her background and her desire to be involved with organizations like SOIL. Tanvi's journey into the world of NGO boards began with an....

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GWI x SOIL

Building on Success: SOIL's Ongoing Collaboration with Global Water Intelligence

This week, Global Water Intelligence (GWI) hosted their annual Global Water Summit , convening stakeholders from around the world who gathered to explore innovations and address key challenges to achieving water security for the planet. SOIL is excited to have partnered with GWI again - for the....

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Grinder

Grinder Update: SOIL’s Journey to Expanding Sanitation in Haiti

As many of our readers are aware, a recent SOIL fundraising effort was driven by the need to produce more bonzodè. Bonzodè plays a crucial role in our sanitation service, serving as the "flush" in our EkoLakay, EkoMobil, and EkoMache toilets. The launch of our Results-based Financing Contract this....

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