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A truly magical experience from the Magic Toilet!

And now to put ecosan to the test... (This is one story from a multi-part series on SOIL’s adventures in Africa.) After our successful trial of exhuming beautiful compost from the Kalale school latrine on Wednesday, we had today the real test of our trip to Benin: to convince the women of the Bessassi garden community that they might want to create their own magic toilet, and use its compost (produced from their poop) in their own garden: No mean feat! The omens for a successful and convincing sensibilisation session were not all good as the previous day’s sanitation survey in Bessassi, by Bobo and Sasha, was  not particularly encouraging. The ...

SOIL has its sixth, last and most fruitful EcoSan Training of 2011!

On Thursday, November 10th, twenty-four enthusiastic individuals representing local, national and international organizations came together in Port-au-Prince to learn ecological sanitation principles and best practices in a day-long training lead by SOIL staff. This year SOIL began a series of training sessions to introduce other NGOs and individuals to ecological sanitation technology whereby human waste is collected and composted for use in agriculture and reforestation efforts across Haiti. The response was overwhelming with nearly every session at or above capacity. SOIL’s commitment to the people of Haiti is decidedly inclusive and we are proud ...