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Sanivation really has its beginnings from 2006, when Emory approached Georgia Tech looking for a toilet that would be more reliable in treating human fecal sludge. Ideas for a solar toilet were tossed around, and prototypes were built in Bolivia in 2007 and 2008. Work continued through GTRI and Engineers Without Boarders on various iterations of the prototypes. In 2011 a group of Georgia Tech and Emory students and recent graduates submitted an application to Start-Up Chile (a business incubator) to begin an organization based on solar sanitation. In July 2011, 5 Tech students moved to Chile to work full time on solar sanitation. Initial prototypes went well, and the team designed service models to create a more viable business model.Something looks off?