This invention was an inspiration from my trip to the slum areas of South Asia. I have seen many families living there and particularly a family of five that had settled in the middle of a highway with less than a 100 sq/ft area of living space and to me, that forged an everlasting impression.
But all you really can do is observe these individuals survive in their countries without the basic and have a lifestyle of a refugee and then not be declared as one by international standards.
I have invented this product to help with one of the many challenges that people are facing. The scarcity of toilets or latrines in the underprivileged areas of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Syria, Iraq and Africa is unquestionably a humanitarian affair.
If you could consider just one of the least populated country from the list above, it would be Syria and that according to the UN Refugee Agency’s website, has about 3.8 million refugees around the borders of the country alone, from which 51.2% are female. You must also consider 6.5 million individuals dislocated within Syria that are facing food shortages, water and sanitation.
Portable Loo Inc. pledges to donate 1 million units to the affected areas of the world and would like your support on social media to help create awareness. Through social media, I am also reaching out to NGO’s that can contribute to this project. Sponsoring parties would have the option to advertise space on the cabanas if requested. It’s a great way to get your brand to support a humanitarian cause and give back to the world community.