Updated on January 17, 2024


Created on August 28, 2017

Xipoti toilet

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The Xipoti toilet is designed to be placed over a pit latrine and consists of a pedestal, plastic slab, and a wall.

Developed By
  1. Schoon voor water Mozambique
Tested By
  • Schoon voor water Mozambique
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Product Description

The Xipoti toilet is a modular toilet seat designed to be placed overtop of a pit latrine. It consists of a pedestal, a plastic slab, and a wall. This product is an accessary for a pit latrine to improve the latrine’s user experience.

Target SDGs

SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household, Public Sector Agencies

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Xanitation Solutions

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include SaTo Pan, AquaSanTec WonderLoo, and Envirosan Eazi Flush.

Manufacturing/Building Method

The toilet is constructed by Xanitation Solutions.

Intellectural Property Type

Select Type

User Provision Model

Directly from manufacturer

Distributions to Date Status

Toilets have been installed in over 140 primary schools in Mozambique.

Toilet type


Evacuation method


Storage conditions


Capacity (L)


Time until emptying


Design Specifications

The toilet and slab is made from recyclable plastic. The plastic slab weighs 17 kg The walls are made out of locally available materials; in Mozambique wood has been used. The slab is put over a pit latrine and the pedestal attached to the slab. A handwashing unit can be attached on the outside of the toilet wall.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

The user services and maintains the product.

Replacement Components

Replacement components can be purchased from Envirosan.


The product is made out of 100% recyclable materials. The manufacturer claims that the plastic slab has a lifetime 4 times longer than a concrete slab (unverified).

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

Comfortable to use, odorless, durable and easy to clean.

Vetted Performance Status



No safety issues related to the product.

Complementary Technical Systems

Child seat and urine diversion. A color-matching handwashing station can be attached on the outside of the toilet.

Academic Research and References


Compliance with regulations


Evaluation methods


Other Information

ARC / WASH solutions for schools, version February 2012: Sanitation cases (under construction)

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