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842,000

Each year, 842,000 people worldwide die from poor water, sanitation, and hygiene

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10%

At least 10% of the world’s population is thought to consume food irrigated by wastewater

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31%

only 31% of the global population (2.4 billion people) used private sanitation facilities connected to sewers from which wastewater was treated

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95%

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%

only 45% of the global population (3.4 billion people) used a safely managed sanitation service.

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840 mln

people still live without electricity
(UN,2016)

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28%

Renewables accounts for only 28 percent of global total energy consumption (2020)

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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 as it adversely reduces crop yield and consequently poses a potential threat to global food production and agricultural sustainability in many parts of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Consumption of crops grown in low-nutrient soil can lead to deficiencies of minerals and micronutrients in humans.

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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)

This is what drives us

Over the years Safisana has developed into an innovative and leading player across the circular economy and global waste management community and has growing ambitions for the next decade. With our circular business model now being ready to be replicated, we are determined to roll out a network of locally embedded Safisana recycling plants. With a growing pipeline of serious business opportunities in and beyond Ghana, our concerted plans for the next decade will fast-track our scaling ambitions. 

The Safisana Foundation 

We are a business-driven social venture that seeks to innovate and cuts across the traditional silos of business, development and aid approaches. We strongly believe that the growing global crisis on climate, food, health, wrapped up within the urbanisation trend, demands cost-effective circular business solutions, developed through collaboration and public private partnerships. To accommodate innovation and acceleration, the Safisana Foundation, set up with the support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, focusses on capacity building, raising awareness, knowledge sharing and education. We continue to partner with national and local governments, civil society, the private sector, research and academia to ensure we approach each step in a multifaceted holistic manner. 

‘World Waternet experts support public water organisations by offering sustainable, integral water solutions for the whole water cycle. It is great to see how Safisana actually shares our public ambition to provide low cost, sustainable services, and remains committed to invest in public private partnerships for impact.' 

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Frodo van Oostveen  CEO of World Waternet

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‘World Waternet experts support public water organisations by offering sustainable, integral water solutions for the whole water cycle. It is great to see how Safisana actually shares our public ambition to provide low cost, sustainable services, and remains committed to invest in public private partnerships for impact.' 

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Frodo van Oostveen  
CEO of World Waternet

Safisana to the future 

Over the years Safisana has developed into an innovative and leading player in the circular economy and in the global waste management community with growing ambitions for the next decade. After years of testing and optimizing our circular business model, we are currently exploring opportunities to work on co-location with existing waste water utilities and developing systems with food processing industries. With a number of serious business opportunities in and beyond Ghana, our mission for the next decade to fast-track our scaling ambitions and to multiply the Safisana ripple across low income areas worldwide. 

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Safisana HQ, The Netherlands
+31 (0)294 773857
info@safisana.org
Stationsplein 30
PO Box 5064, 1382 CB  Weesp

Office, Ghana
+233 (0) 302972380
ashaiman@safisana.org
P. O. Box CT 8312, Cantonments Accra Ghana.
1 kilometer from Tema-Motorway underbridge,
Adjei-Kojo Ashaiman

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