Social entrepreneurship: go To the toilet and do Good

going to The toilet social to do. This promotes the gold bucket gGmbH, a manufacturer of toilet paper and dry toilets. The Hamburg-based company uses, in cooper

Social entrepreneurship: go To the toilet and do Good

going to The toilet social to do. This promotes the gold bucket gGmbH, a manufacturer of toilet paper and dry toilets. The Hamburg-based company uses, in cooperation with the beverage manufacturer Viva con Agua and the Welthungerhilfe the profits to Building toilets in developing countries, especially in Africa. In the world of 2.4 billion people without access to adequate toilets.

The idea came to the founders Rolf Schwander and painted Schremmer on a trip to Africa. Schremmer was suffering from diarrhea, and there was no toilet in the vicinity. In 2013, the two were with their compost toilets on the first festival. You were the toilets the first provider of sustainable compost. The Klos not polluted the drinking water and wastewater. In sawdust is sprinkled, and the resulting compost can be used as a fertilizer.

Suffer from the Corona-crisis

It has seven permanent employees and 250 volunteers. The annual turnover is, according to Schremmer, just under a Million euros. Of the profit currently sanitation projects in Uganda and in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

Previously, companies with more than 80 compost toilets, was social to Festivals on the way. The use of the toilets will cost on average 2 euros. Due to the cancellation of events gold bucket suffers greatly under the Corona of a crisis. But to sell more toilet paper from recovered paper, approximately 800,000 packs of the year.

Updated Date: 13 July 2020, 07:19

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