“Converting Human Waste into Electricity”
KIAMBU COUNTRY, KENYA (current)
Afrisol Energy Ltd. is developing this Solid Municipal Waste Management Project. Green Jobs creation: Once the project is completed and is in full operation, it is expected to employ about 100 people directly and many more indirectly. Clean environment: A proper waste management system will ensure an effective way of disposing of waste. This will eliminate waste accumulation and formation of dumping sites, hence ensuring a clean environment free of diseases and vermin.
MUKURU KWA NJENGA Primary School
At this current moment Afrisol Energy is installing a bio latrine facility in the school to produce 15kw electricity to light up the school and power a high mask light to improve security in the neighbourhood. Afrisol has taken an opportunity through a professional counselor and professional trainers to rehabilitate and empower the youths in Mukuru area by educating them and imparting them with skills pertaining biogas implantation and there after employing them. Electricity generated will be used to light up the primary school as well as power a high mask light to shed light to the surrounding community towering over 30 households. This will go a long way in improving security in the area.
INNOVATOR IN AGRI BUSINESS
At a school complex biogas is produced from toilet waste. A pipeline connects the biogas tank with an open kitchen where people from the neighborhood can cook safely. The gas produced is used for cooking, lighting and heating purposes. There are also opportunities for the energy into electricity.
Afrisol wants to improve the hygiene and safety of Mukuru and want to help the school save on energy costs.