On Wednesday, May 17th, Clean the World visited our final Soap in Schools program of the 2016-2017 school year. This was a great event at Memorial Middle School in Orlando, Florida. We went with the intentions of educating but left with the gift of a beautiful lesson.
Many of our families were so excited to be involved with our program that they couldn’t help but sing our “Top and Bottoms” song with us. We also handed out 200 hygiene kits, giving family members basic amenities needed to keep them healthy. The event was more than the assignments at hand; setting up stations that sparked curiosity, teaching proper hygiene techniques, and providing resources to those that may not have been fortunate enough to acquire them on their own. These students and their families really showed us how much our program has impacted them.
As many of our students grow and move onto high school, we are pleased to see that their time with Clean the World truly left an imprint on them, and we hope that they will continue to sing proudly for the full twenty seconds while they wash their hands.
As part of our Soap in School program, we are planning three summer camps. We look forward to educating children on the importance of hand washing. With proper hygiene education, we can keep them safe and healthy as they prepare for another exciting school year.