Our Kenya program recently started distributing Global Soap to more than 300 families living in Lindi, a subcommunity of Kibera, Africa’s largest slum. Recipients receive ongoing hygiene education and handwashing instruction to ensure soap is used at the most critical times to improve health. Over time, the goal is to instill handwashing as part of [...]
Families that live in and around the garbage dumps in Guatemala City, along with children at an education center in a dangerous area of the city called Santa Faz, started receiving our soap last month. The soap is distributed with other hygiene products in kits, and children participate in hygiene workshops, learning proper handwashing to [...]
On Global Handwashing Day, October 15th, we partnered with WASH Advocates and the Global Public-Private Partnership for Global Handwashing in Washington, DC to spread the word about the importance of handwashing and improved health worldwide. Also printed on the soap packaging was info about a U.S. advocacy petition supporting the Water for the World Act.
Global Soap Project is pleased that our first shipment of 160,000 bars of soap is being distributed throughout Pakistan with the help of our in-country partner, HHRD. The bulk of the soap is being used in schools and orphanages in five provinces including Azad Jammu & Kashmir, benefiting more than 10,000 school children throughout the [...]