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Safisana nominated for the prestigious Earthshot Prize 2024

We are pleased to announce that Safisana has been nominated for the most prestigious Earthshot Prize. We want to thank our partners for having us recommended and nominated and for their continuous support of …
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14/02/2024
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Exciting new partnership with the Autodesk Foundation

We are pleased to welcome the Autodesk Foundation as a new funding partner for Safisana and we are delighted to join Autodesk’s Health & Resilience portfolio
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31/01/2024
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Honouring the UN World Clean Energy Day

In honor of today’s UN Day of Clean Energy, we want to emphasize Safisana’s practices of sustainable energy production and our contribution to SDG 7 Clean Energy for All. The main objective of this …
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26/01/2024
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Composting Excellence with Samuel Mensah #WeAreSafisana

This year we started a composting pilot project in Kumasi. Kumasi is one of the largest metropolitan cities in Ghana, located in the Ashanti region.  About a year ago, together with Clean Team Ghana …
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21/12/2023
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Nurturing Sustainability and Fostering Growth: Safisana’s Highlights of 2023

As we approach the end of the year, we take the opportunity to reflect on the significant achievements and events that have shaped Safisana's journey throughout 2023. With a due sense of pride, we …
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21/12/2023
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#FollowTheWaste on Instagram

On the occasion of COP28 starting this week in Dubai, we have created the Instagram series #FollowTheWaste, to showcase the climate benefits of Safisana's circular approach. The series will highlight our impact on the …
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29/11/2023
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The Climate Impact and benefits of our Circular Approach

In today’s world, natural resources such as energy, food and water are becoming scarcer by the day. What many people don’t seem to realize is that both organic waste and fecal waste streams contain …
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29/11/2023
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Public Toilet Users: Rabiat #WeAreSafisana

Rabiat is a 63-year-old seamstress who specializes in sewing and repairing clothes. Unlike some, she doesn’t have the luxury of a private toilet at her house, so she often makes use of public facilities. …
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17/11/2023
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Celebrating World Toilet Day

On the occasion of the United Nations Global World Toilet Day 2023, Safisana is organising an event next Sunday 19th of November in the Municipality of Ashaiman. The event aims to highlight the social …
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17/11/2023
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Meet Toilet Operator Yahaya Tairu #WeAreSafisana

Toilet operator Yahaya Tairu owns and manages a public toilet facility in Greater Accra, not far from the Safisana recycling plant. He offers clean toilet services to hundreds of men and women per day, …
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14/11/2023

Facts and figures that drive us

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Fertilizer shortage

Many African countries are expecting to have fertilizer and food shortages in the coming months, due to the war in Ukraine which has caused scarcity in the global fertiliser market, and an unprecedented increase in prices of natural oil and gas. Read how we enhance food security by recycling waste!   

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95%

of all wastewater in developing countries is not treated; faecal waste is often pumped directly into the sea; litter attracts nuisance animnals spreading diseases.

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45%

of the global population (3.4 billion people) uses a safely managed sanitation service.

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842,000

Each year, 842,000 people worldwide die from poor water, sanitation, and hygiene. (World Health Organisation)

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10%

At least 10% of the world’s population is thought to consume food irrigated by wastewater. (UN Water)

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31%

of the global population (2.4 billion people) used private sanitation facilities connected to sewers with treated wastewater. (UN Water)

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840 mln

people still live without electricity.
(UN,2016)

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28%

of global total energy consumption in 2020 was covered by renewables.

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The use of electricity, generated by fossils fuels, generally boosts the price of electricity in low-income countries to the same height as in high-income countries. (GlobalPetrolPrices.com)

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573 mln

 In sub-Saharan Africa, 573 million people still live in the dark.
(UN, 2017)

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Soil Nutrient Depletion

Soil nutrient depletion, due to the intensification of land use for agricultural production, is a serious threat to food security in developing countries. It adversely reduces crop yield and consequently poses a potential threat to global food production and agricultural sustainability. Consumption of crops grown in low-nutrient soil can lead to deficiencies of minerals and micronutrients in humans.

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