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“Priceless:” A Young Agronomist Tests SOIL Compost

Nitchenson Henry grew up in northwestern Haiti and now lives in Limonade, not far from SOIL’s composting site. He’s known what he wanted to do for a living for as long he can remember and is now proud to be working towards it as an agronomy student at a local university. Nitchenson’s hope is one that we share at SOIL: to find ways to restore soil health and agricultural productivity across Haiti. Look at that beautiful pepper! During a visit to SOIL’s composting site in northern Haiti for one of his college courses, Nitchenson had a chance to learn about our ecological sanitation services and see first-hand how we treat and transform ...

Theo Talks: Guest Edition!

A special guest edition of the classic Theo Talks! Although our irreplaceable Regional Director Theo is out of town, the Theo Talks go on! Anthony Kilbride, SOIL's longtime friend and "First Husband," was channeling Theo on a recent trip to Cap-Haitien and decided to put together a little video in his honor and style. While we can't wait for Theo to get back, the video did give everyone at SOIL the giggles, so we wanted to share it with all of our friends. So without further ado, a special Guest Edition of the Theo Talks! Check out the full Theo Talks series here.

You're Invited! – Bay Area SOIL Garden Party

Dear Friends of SOIL, Jenny Benorden, a former SOIL board member, is hosting a fundraiser in the Bay Area with all proceeds to benefit SOIL. She asked us to invite our friends and colleagues in the area, so if you (or any of your friends) will be near Palo Alto, CA on Sunday, August 19th, you should check this out! Come learn more about SOIL, enjoy the live music, try your luck in the raffle and connect with other people who love ecological sanitation.   [box type="shadow"] INVITATION Garden Party at Fanny and Eliot's house with live music, silent auction, raffle prizes, a brief film screening, and light refreshments. All proceeds to benefit ...

Invitation: Come out to the Tap Tap Garden opening celebration in Cite Soleil on January 22nd!

Bochika, SAKALA-Pax Christi Ayiti, and SOIL invite you to celebrate a positive milestone of progress and possibility in Haiti: the opening of the Jaden Tap Tap (Tap Tap Garden) and a SOIL EcoSan Toilet in Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince on January 22. The celebration begins at 10 am and will include a performance by the internationally-recognized Haitian musician BelO, agricultural demonstrations, youth presentations and performances, and the inauguration of a new community Eco-San toilet. The Jaden Tap Tap is an acre of former landfill that now symbolizes hope, empowerment, education, and opportunity for the surrounding community. This bountiful garden ...