The New York Times: A Most Meaningful Gift Idea by Nicholas D. Kristof
By Nicholas D. Kristof, the New York Times, December 23, 2009 SOIL, www.oursoil.org, is bringing dry, composting toilets to Haiti. Run by two remarkable American women, SOIL operates on a shoestring budget in impoverished communities. One aim is to improve sanitation and public health. Another is to compost waste so that it can be safely used as fertilizer to boost agricultural production.