Banza Toilet

Banza Sanitation

Product description Brand name and product description

The Banza Toilet is a sanitation solution in response to the lack of adequate facilities for families in informal settlements worldwide. Campact and foldable, the Banza Toilet can be utilized when space is limited. The product used biodegradable bags for human waste containment and disposal, providing a hygienic means of handling human waste for toilet users and service providers.Interview with designer

Check out their promotional video here.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Nairobi (informal settlements)Interview with designer

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.


Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Alternatives include an in-home flushing toilet (must have access to running water), an in-home toilet without access to a sewage system, PeePoo bags, public latrines, and open defecation

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service
Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

The intended end-users are families living in a Nairobi slum, or informal settlement, that don’t have ready access to a toilet within their home.

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