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NYC EVENT RAISES $30,000 FOR BIHAR, INDIA PROJECT

On August 1, 2013, the New York Loo Crew made Toilet Hackers history by raising over $30,000 in commitments to fund an upcoming project in Bihar, India. Co-Founder and Chief Disruption Officer, John Kluge, hosted a special “Summer Sunset Cocktails” event along with Jennifer Lopez, Mariam Kinkladze, Ruma Bose, Rose Pritzker, Hila Rev, and Mihir …

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UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY DECLARES NOVEMBER 19 AS WORLD TOILET DAY

Big news in the toilet world today as the UN General Assembly announces their ongoing support for sanitation by designating November 19 as World Toilet Day. Singapore deserves special recognition for their support in the cause and their desire to fight the war on shit. With World Toilet Day now in existence, the UN and …

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New York Social Good Kickoff Event Series

Toilet Hackers had the great pleasure in teaming up with the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) and Be Social Change at last night’s kickoff event series: New York Social Good. The event, which was hosted at CSI’s New York headquarters, featured for-profit and nonprofit social ventures sharing new approaches and best practices in tackling the …

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Where Activism, Music and Shit Collide

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new partnership with The Global Poverty Project, including our participation in their 2nd Annual Global Citizens Festival on September 28, 2013 in Central Park, New York City. The Global Poverty Project is an educational and campaigning organization that activates citizens to be a part of the …

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Doing Epic Shit Across Southeast Asia

Last week, our awesome Toilet Hackers champion Guillaume Gauthereau, left New York City to embark on an epic 6-month journey, which will take him through countless cities and villages across Southeast Asia. His reasoning for taking on such an epic challenge? Guillaume, who is also the Co-Founder of TOTSY.com, decided to partner with Toilet Hackers …

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SMS Me Back

Project Site http://www.sanitationhackathon.org/sms-me-back-0 Crisis Statement Local governments not aware of the central government policies, circulars, transfers, guidelines, programs related to sanitation Needs Statement Develop a system to inform & gain feedback from local governments on central government initiatives. Most local governments do not have access to the internet but do have high access to simple …

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Preparing for the Sanitation Hackathon in India

The Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), Infosys, and other partners are hosting a Sanitation Hackathon in Pune, which is one of several cities around the world to host the event on Dec 1-2, 2012. Building on lessons and expert problem statements from the 2011 Water Hackathon led by …

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Big Ideas at University of Chicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship

Chicago Booth Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship

IN PURSUIT OF BIG IDEAS The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship is housed at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. It is an incredible center which gathers minds and fosters entrepreneurship. Tonight they hold their annual Big Ideas event, which is a multi-disciplinary gathering of the minds. Over 300 thinkers, creators and students from …

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Sanitation for All = A Campaign for All

Sanitation Hackathon

The only Millennium Development Goal target that is entirely off track is the goal to attain sanitation and clean water for all. Many look at this goal and are baffled by how we can change this. Whether it’s little steps or giant leaps, breakthroughs in progress are desperately needed. If we don’t invest in sanitation …

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