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SOIL Wins Lush Spring Prize for Regenerative Sanitation Solution

We’ve got big news. SOIL has won the 2018 Lush Spring Prize in recognition for the work we do in Haiti to build socially and environmentally regenerative solutions to the sanitation crisis. In 2006, SOIL was founded on a spark of inspiration - the idea that there is incredible power in some of the earth's most simple and fundamental processes, such the cycling and recycling of nutrients and elements like carbon and nitrogen; power that can be tapped to heal planet and people simultaneously. In the twelve years since that spark, SOIL has evolved into an enduring example of how, by letting ecological cycles lead, we can create systemic change for ...

SOIL’s Executive Director Awarded Ashoka Changemaker Fellowship

We are so proud to announce that SOIL's Executive Director, Dr. Sasha Kramer, was selected as an Ashoka Fellow. Ashoka Fellows are "pattern-changing social innovators" and "high-impact entrepreneurs" who are selected based on their creative solutions to the world's biggest social challenges. Sasha was selected for her work at SOIL building affordable, ecological, and sustainable solutions to the global sanitation crisis. With this award, Sasha joins a network of 3,000 Ashoka Fellows around the world working towards positive change. It's a huge honor for SOIL and for Sasha and we're incredibly grateful to our friends around the world who have ...

SOIL Wins National Energy Globe Award

We are proud to announce that SOIL was selected as the Energy Globe Award winner for Haiti in 2016. The Energy Globe Award is an international environmental prize awarded annually to projects focusing on energy efficiency, renewable energies, and the conservation of resources. SOIL was recognized for our work creating a household toilet social business, EkoLakay, that is providing sustainable, dignified sanitation services to thousands of people living in Haiti's impoverished urban communities and setting a powerful example for how ecological sanitation can be affordably scaled globally. We are honored that EkoLakay was recognized by the ...

Shanghai Daily: "3 Organizations Share UNCCD Award for Land Conservation"

DOHA, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Three civil society organizations shared on Tuesday in Doha of Qatar the awards of "Land for Life," which was initiated by the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), as officials and experts around the world also gather here for the annual global climate talks. "Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods (SOIL) from Haiti, Conservation Efforts for Community Development (CECOD) from Uganda, and the Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion (TEMA) took home international recognition and the financial awards," according to a press release from the organizers. The three organizations were recognized for their ...