Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihoods

  • SOIL's EcoSan household toilets being constructed.
    SOIL's EcoSan household toilets being constructed.
  • SOIL household EcoSan toilets ready to be distributed to homes throughout the Shada neighborhood of Cap-Haitien.
    SOIL household EcoSan toilets ready to be distributed to homes throughout the Shada neighborhood of Cap-Haitien.
  • SOIL EcoSan toilet owner in Cap-Haitien Haiti. Photo Credit: Christian Ender.
    SOIL EcoSan toilet owner in Cap-Haitien Haiti. Photo Credit: Christian Ender.
  • Rich, organic compost produced at one of SOIL's ecological sanitation waste treatment facilities in Haiti.
    Rich, organic compost produced at one of SOIL's ecological sanitation waste treatment facilities in Haiti.
  • Bags of SOIL's humanure compost.
    Bags of SOIL's humanure compost.
  • Grant:
    Sustainable Sanitation in Haiti
    Program:
    Human Rights
    Location:
    Haiti

Since 2006, SOIL has been transforming wastes into resources in Haiti.

SOIL seeks to promote dignity, health, and sustainable livelihoods through the transformation of wastes into resources. Through the use of ecological sanitation (EcoSan), a process in which nutrients from human wastes return to the soil rather than polluting fresh water resources, SOIL is working to create a revolutionary social business model for providing access to safe, dignified sanitation that produces rich, organic compost as a natural resource for Haiti’s badly-depleted soils, while also creating economic opportunities in some of the world’s most under-resourced communities.