New toilets franchise throws slum dwellers an economic lifeline
Posted Monday, January 6 2014 at 17:35
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduates launch model where entrepreneurs earn cash from waste.
Franchise operators undergo a two-day entrepreneurship training where they are taught skills such as basic book keeping and management.
This has seen a number of Fresh Life owners set up small kiosks next to their toilets to sell fast-moving consumer goods such as diapers, toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste, airtime, washing powder, bar soap and petroleum jelly.