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Human Waste Bioreactor

School: Maseno School

Category: Energy, Sanitation, Environment

The finalist team from Maseno Scool wants to use human excreta to produce Biogas, which can in turn fuel the local school kitchen.

Problem:

Human waste originating from the school dormitories is a big problem in the local community. Not only does the imperfect sewage system leads to a bad stench, the antagonize the wider community – but the excess waste is polluting the local streams and waterways.

Solution:

The team has proposed to build a Human Waste Bioreactor that will convert the human excreta into biogas. This biogas will in turn fuel the cooking utilities in the school kitchen.

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