Regular readers of the SOIL blog will know that in November our amazing weather station in Limonade went live, and that since that time, it has been sharing the local weather data with the world. Rainfall, temperature, wind direction and speed, pressure… it’s all there for anyone to access!
Last month, the University of Limonade requested a tour of our waste treatment site so they could see the weather station and hear about how it works and what we do with the data. They were also interested in using the data in their own curriculum, as an educational tool, because ...
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Detanzantan, SOIL oganize atelye pou pataje eksperyans ak konesans nou genyen ak teknoloji Sanitasyon Ekolojik (EkoSan) an Ayiti
Fomasyon sa genyen ladan yon rezime de pwogram nou yo, pa egzamp: teknoloji ke nou sevi, leson nou te aprann nan devlopman tekonoloji sa yo, e pwopozisyon nou genyen pou amelyore koman teknoloji sa yo ka aplike pi byen.
Dat: Jedi, 22 Jen 2017, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Delmas 31, Pòtopwens
Lang yo: Kreyol
8h00 – 8h30: Anrejistreman tout patisipan ...
[Li enfòmasyon sa a an kreyòl ayisyen.]
SOIL conducts regular one-day workshops on SOIL’s use of ecological sanitation (EcoSan) technology in Haiti.
This workshop includes an overview of SOIL’s programs, technologies used, lessons learned, and implementation suggestions. Read more about past training sessions here.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Delmas 31, Port-au-Prince
8:00 – 8:30: Registration
8:30 – 9:50: Welcome, Introduction to Ecological ...
Here at SOIL we are thrilled to see this thoughtful piece from the World Economic Forum questioning the need for flush toilets and traditional sewerage systems. For ten years we have worked in Haiti to implement sustainable sanitation solutions that require no water and no infrastructure. Our toilets transform human waste into rich compost, recapturing the nutrients in human waste that are so often lost in a flush.
From the World Economic Forum:
"The invention of the flush toilet, or water closet, in 1596 ended open defecation and transferred excreta outside of ...
Job Announcement: Communications and Development Associate
Location: Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien, Haiti. In the beginning, this position will be based out of our Port-au-Prince office, but possible relocation to Cap-Haitien may be necessary in the long-term. Regardless of the long-term location, this position will require frequent travel between both offices and other locations as requested by SOIL management.
Application Deadline: May 5, 2017
Start Date: June 15, 2017
SOIL is a non-profit research and development organization working in Haiti to design, ...
"There are no sewers in Haiti. 26% of Haitians have access to a toilet, so a lot of the sewage ends up in the water supply. Currently, Haiti is battling the biggest cholera epidemic in recent history and thousands are dying. We travel there to meet a team of women who are trying to solve this massive problem."
Listen to the interview at BBC World Service on March, 28 2017.
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The women saving lives using sewage.
Posted by BBC on March, 28 2017
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