EkoLakay toilet

SOIL Haiti

EkoLakay is an ecological toilet with a waste collection service.

Product description Brand name and product description

The EkoLakay is a household ecological toilet. Under this social business model, households pay for EkoLakay toilet installation and a service plan which includes weekly waste collection by SOIL. Waste is brought to one of SOIL’s two composting waste treatment facilities and transformed from human waste into safe, organic, agricultural-grade compost.

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

Dense urban areas without piped water or sewer connections. Currently, SOIL claims to be one of the largest waste treatment operations in Haiti.

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.

$22 (FerroCement model), $50 (Wooden model) USD. The price of the toilet is typically factored into the monthly services fee, which is 4-5 USD per month.

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

Other waste disposal methods and technologies in urban Haiti.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Households in dense urban areas without piped water or sewer connections.

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