Ecotact Company and its Ikotoilets[Scenario] by Raphaëlle Sorba

2012-08-03

The author was part of the “Alternative Management” third year program in HEC in 2010-2011.

Ecotact is a Kenyan company that was founded in 2007 by David Kuria. Its primary purpose is to tackle environmental and sanitary issues in Kenyan urban deprived areas. Today, its main product is Ikotoilet, which is a complex gathering public toilets and shops to fight against the absence of toilets in Kenya and with the consequences it can have in terms of health, environment, and human dignity.

Quote article  Raphaëlle Sorba, « Ecotact Company and its Ikotoilets », 03 august 2012, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Scenario]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/267.sls

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