SANIMA 2024-394

Resources

Press releases

  • June 18, 2024

    Sanima and Habitat for Humanity International Promote the Development of Dignified and Safe Housing in Peru

    Over the last 20 years, cities in Peru have grown by 50% above the Latin American average. This growth has been 93% informal (social housing supply represents only 1% of the total) and has been characterized by the settlement of people in peripheral areas without urban planning: without property titles, basic services, or infrastructure (Espinoza ... Read more

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  • April 25, 2024

    Multisectoral panel on the water and sanitation crisis

    To discuss the critical situation of water and sanitation provision and to present innovative alternative solutions, the Faculty of Management Sciences at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) organized the multisectoral panel “The Water and Sanitation Crisis in Human Settlements of Lima, Peru” on April 25. The panel included Max Carbajal, General Director of ... Read more

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  • April 18, 2024

    PUCP and Sanima join forces to strengthen Container-Based Sanitation (CBS) service that benefits over 7,500 people in Lima

    In a joint initiative reflecting the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru’s (PUCP) commitment to equity in access to basic services and sustainable development, the Specific Collaboration Agreement between the Faculty of Science and Engineering at PUCP and Sanima was formalized on April 18, 2024. This agreement focuses on generating innovations to strengthen and enhance the ... Read more

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  • March 20, 2024

    Sanima Provides Feedback on MOOC on Water, Sanitation, and Corruption

    As an expert organization in sanitation, Sanima was invited to a workshop to discuss and provide feedback on the contents of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) “Human Settlements in Lima: Corruption, Integrity, and Access to Water and Sanitation” organized by the Water Integrity Network (WIN) and Urbes-Lab. This MOOC offers a valuable opportunity to ... Read more

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  • March 1, 2024

    Sanima Visits CBSA Partners in Nairobi

    As part of the final phase of the “Scaling Off-Grid Sanitation Solutions” project, Sanima conducted an exchange visit with the organizations SOIL and Fresh Life, which are also members of the Container Based Sanitation Alliance (CBSA) and implement Container-Based Sanitation (CBS) in Haiti and Kenya, respectively. The meeting, held in Nairobi, Kenya, included the participation ... Read more

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  • November 17, 2023

    Sanima management visits partner Separett in Sweden

    Sanima renewed its commitment with Separett, its main partner to address the sanitation provision challenge in Lima, Peru. In June of this year, Sanima conducted a visit to the Separett production plant located in Värnamo, Sweden. The purpose of this visit was to provide Separett with updated information on the sanitation provision situation in Lima, ... Read more

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  • November 17, 2023

    Sanima was part of the “Dialogues for a Sustainable Peru” at Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP)

    Sanima’s experience providing Container-Based Sanitation (CBS) service was shared in PUCP’s “Safe and Sustainable Housing and Sanitation” session. Sanima was invited to share its expertise in the area of sustainable sanitation alongside key leaders and agency representatives in “Management Dialogues for a Sustainable Peru,” an event on August 24, 2023, organized by the Pontifical Catholic ... Read more

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  • November 17, 2023

    Sanima participated in the “United for Water and Sanitation” forum organized by the Peruvian Ministry of Construction, Housing, and Sanitation

    This event aimed to engage diverse organizations in tackling the pressing challenges of water and sanitation provision in Peru. Held on September 7 and 8, the forum facilitated presentations, analyses, and discussions on the global and national landscapes of water and sanitation services. It also addressed the progress, hurdles, and strategies concerning the achievement of ... Read more

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  • November 17, 2023

    Sanima at the 1st International Water Association (IWA) Non-Sewered Sanitation Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa

    Sanima was invited to attend as one of the Container-Based Sanitation Alliance (CSBA) representatives at this global gathering. The current global landscape poses significant challenges in narrowing the gap in sanitation service provision. The consequences of climate change, coupled with growing water insecurity and population growth, make it urgent to explore new solution alternatives to ... Read more

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  • November 17, 2023

    World Toilet Day in Pamplona Alta (Lima, Peru)

    The research findings of “Scaling Off-Grid Solutions for Sanitation” will be presented to residents of Pamplona Alta, Lima, Peru. As a leading expert in the field, Sanima has been supporting the research initiative “Scaling Off-Grid Solutions for Sanitation” which aims to understand the challenges, demands, and issues related to water and sanitation access in Peru, ... Read more

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  • June 22, 2021

    We installed our services in 15 common pots with the help of el comercio

    We had the opportunity to collaborate with the El Comercio group in an initiative to install 15 dry toilets with our service in common pots in San Juan de Miraflores, thus guaranteeing health and well-being to the community

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  • June 22, 2021

    OUR FOUNDER AND CEO WRITE ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY AT MIDST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

    Our founder, Isabel Medem and CEO, Arturo Llaxacondor share their thoughts on sustainability and how at midst of the pandemic, where the challenges of different realities in Peru are accentuated, it is even clearer how urgent it is to prioritize all kinds of initiatives that contribute to sustainability as a multifaceted concept of our society.

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  • June 22, 2021

    EY: cost / efficiency analysis of our container sanitation model

    In 2020 we were part of a research with five other organizations to compare the economic efficiency of our model compared to other sanitation alternatives

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  • January 24, 2021

    WE PARTICIPATED AT a ted talk at ted x tukuy

    We had the chance to give a famous Ted Talk, about how our CBS (container-based sanitation) solution works as attendees of the 2016 Ted xTukuy event

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  • June 22, 2020

    x-runner is now Sanima!

    LIMA – After overcoming the obstacles of 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic,the ninth anniversary of our operations has arrived. Nine years have gone by since we first installed 10 dry, off-grid toilets in homes in southern Lima as part of an initial pilot under the name of x-runner. Over the years, x-runner has grown ... Read more

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  • January 25, 2020

    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 ... Read more

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Videos

Information of Interest

  • May 15, 2024

    Citywide Inclusive Sanitation (CWIS) Initiative

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  • May 15, 2024

    Housing situation for the base of the pyramid

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  • May 15, 2024

    World Toilet Day: So far and yet so close to closing gaps

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