Know our story!

2012: Founded by Isabel and Jessica, Sanima (formerly x-runner) started as a small project¬† with 10 families from the Intihuatana human settlement, in Villa El Salvador, Lima. 2013: Our first big allies were Grand Challenges Canada, NeSst and Swiss Re Foundation. With their support we went from a project to a social venture with daily operations.¬† 2014: We partnered up with Separett, the world's biggest dry toilet manufacturer and gain the backup of Avina Foundation¬† 2015: We won StartUp Per√ļ by Ministerio de Producci√≥n (Ministry of Production) which acknowledged the potential of our sanitation solution. 2016: We were honored with the Innovate m√©rito a la innovaci√≥n Prize, merits to our innovative solution for urban sanitation¬† 2017: We won ‚ÄúPremio a la Creatividad Empresarial‚ÄĚ by UPC (a Peruvian university) for our positive impact on local communities and the environment.¬† 2018: We were an important case study for the World Bank to prove the viability of CBS as a sustainable sanitation solution for human settlements in cities.¬† 2019: We were selected winner at the Sarphati Sanitation Awards 2019 at the Netherlands and became part of AB Inbev‚Äôs 100+ Global Accelerator in recognition of the positive impact on the lives of our users¬† 2020: We were selected in the 3M Global Catalyst program that helped us develop our growth strategy 2021: With 750+ households with our service, we decided it was time to rebrand from x-runner to Sanima in order to accelerate our impact and reach even more families.¬†

Publicado en January 25, 2020

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