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Soap Aid supports Global Hand Washing Day

  Global Handwashing Day is a worldwide advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases. Handwashing is essential for strong healthcare systems. In a survey of healthcare facilities in 54 countries, the World Health Organization and UNICEF recently found

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Soap Aid joins the fight against infectious diseases in remote Aboriginal communities

  Today many people in Australia have not heard of trachoma – a contagious bacterial eye infection that causes extreme inflammation, which can lead to blindness. Trachoma is a serious but preventable infection that is currently endemic in some remote indigenous communities. Soap Aid has proudly partnered with the WA Country Health Service and will

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Soap Aid provides vital means of hygiene and sanitation for survivors of Fiji’s worst-ever cyclone

(Source: CARE 2016) In February, areas of Fiji were left devastated in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Winston, the worst recorded cyclone in Fiji’s history. Cyclone Winston tore apart communities and left an extraordinarily high number of people in the region requiring urgent aid. Hygiene and sanitation are extremely important in preventing the spread of

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Soap Aid sends 60,000 bars of soap in one month to disadvantaged Cambodian families

  For many Cambodian families, the simple act of using soap each day can cost almost half their daily income. This cost presents extreme hygiene challenges for almost 10 million Cambodians living without access to proper hygiene. Soap Aid is working hard to address this critical need, sending recycled soap to communities. In July Soap

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Ugandan children receive shipment of soap at Kampala House Orphanage

  Soap Aid has supported Kampala House, an orphanage located just outside the capital of Uganda. In Uganda, the rebel war in the North has left over 1.5 million people displaced, while HIV/AIDS claims the lives of thousands, leaving many children struggling and vulnerable. Recently, Soap Aid was thrilled to send soap bars to Kampala

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We are now receiving donations through Good2Give – workplace giving.

As a charity, we depend on the generosity of our donors to help us get lifesaving soap and hygiene education materials to communities in need. If your company uses the Good2Give platform, you can can now donate pre-tax to Soap Aid as a deduction via your pay! As donations made through workplace giving are made

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Soap en route to Fiji cyclone victims

Five tonnes of donated Soap Aid soap are en route to Fiji after Cyclone Winston to help prevent the spread of diseases. Source: SBS News, February 28, 2016

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Position Available: Director of Legal & Commercial Affairs (Voluntary)

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your commercial legal experience in an exciting, not-for-profit environment as part of a dynamic Board of Directors for a registered Australian charity?  Soap Aid is looking for you!!   The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years PQE, be interested in charity, social enterprise and not-for-profit

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The Langham, Melbourne is dreaming of a white Christmas with their Sustainable Christmas Tree.

The alternative Christmas Tree was designed by Ben Sington, Managing Director, The Langham, Melbourne and constructed by hotel colleagues, using Soap Aid recycled soap and re-using other waste materials.  Source: The Langham Melbourne – Facebook page, December 01, 2015  

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Clean Conscience

An Australian soap charity fights illness and environmental waste on a global scale. Source: Broadsheet, November 19, 2015

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