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"Shit is Serious Business" – Wagon Toilets

A Nigerian entrepreneur and his team provide affordable, portable toilets and employment to wayward youth.

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When DMT portable toilets were launched they were orginally for events like many portable toilet services. They then saw the opportunity in providing their toilets in public places to offer an alternative to open defecation and urination. They took on local unemployed youth to run their minimal fee token system and upkeep of the toilets. In this way they were able provide empowerment, employment, maintenance and a sustainable business model. DMT supports local production of toilets to further extend employment. They also offer advertising opportunities for corporate on their toilets. DMT is working to devise creative avenues for the future, including recycling waste to generate bio-gas, electricity and fertilizer for farmers.

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I am familiar with this company. I am Nigerian and I think that this company is a bright spot in a country where there is much to worry about.

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