sanitation and
hygiene for all

We are SATO, part of LIXIL. As an award-winning social business, we have positively impacted the lives of more than 35 million people across 44 countries. Our purpose is simple: to empower people everywhere to live a better life, every day, and to enjoy a brighter future through innovative sanitation and hygiene solutions. We do this by designing affordable, sustainable, and accessible products based on the specific wants and needs of our customers. We are proud of our impact and continue to work hard to deliver the overall goal LIXIL has set of improving sanitation and hygiene for 100 million consumers by 2025.

Our award-winning product range

Durable, water-saving, and affordable solutions. Our range of innovative products are designed, piloted, and tested to expertly meet the specific needs of our consumers around the world.


Our award-winning hand hygiene solution

SATO 101

Our original toilet pan

SATO 206

Our toilet stool with quiet-close

partner with us

Together with our partners we can bring our products to more people to create a better life,every day.

customer stories

Discover the real stories of lives changed by SATO

“This is the product of choice in this community. It also serves our business well”

Simegn Minilikh,
Founder of Hawi Toilets in Ethiopia

our global reach

Our replicable and scalable approach is what sets us apart. With operations in India, Bangladesh, Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Philippines, and Indonesia, we have a global footprint to bring affordable sanitation and hygiene solutions to all. Across our markets, we combine a “make, sell, use” approach with strong relationships with manufacturers, distributors, and retailers.


A round up of all our latest updates

man washing his hands using a SATO Tap.
SATO launches award-winning Tap in India

Affordable, accessible, and innovative product will help improve hygiene across the subcontinent.

Introducing the Partnership for Better Living

Cooperative agreement awarded by USAID to LIXIL Group and SATO