Gayatri Datar and EarthEnable: Paving the Way to Household Sanitation in Rwanda

June 2, 2016

Hosted by Holly Camisa

Gayatri Datar, Managing Director and cofounder of EarthEnable, works to improve the health and housing of low-income communities by providing affordable and sanitary floors to the 80% of Rwandans who live and sleep on dirt floors. EarthEnable trains masons to install floors made of sanitary materials that are easy to clean. Gayatri has worked with Dalberg Global Development Advisors, Liberia’s Ministry of Finance, the World Bank and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She received her BA in economics from Harvard College, an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Master of Public Administration in International Development from the Harvard Kennedy School. In 2014, Gayatri was awarded an Echoing Green fellowship for her work with EarthEnable. She is one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 for 2015.

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