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News

Clean the World Global Headquarters in Orlando has moved

Clean the World is excited to announce that we’ve moved locations! Clean the World has relocated to: 2544 E. Landstreet Rd, Suite 600, Orlando, FL 32824 This is our new global headquarters, recycling operational center (ROC) and volunteer center. All soap and bottled amenity shipments, product donations, company correspondence, mail, payments, and volunteers should come to

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Las Vegas Students Working Hard to Make a Difference

Clean the World is eternally grateful for the volunteers who help us achieve our goals of recycling soap and saving lives. Among these amazing volunteers are a group of students from Cheyenne High School in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Clean the World team members work hand-in-hand with young adults in Cheyenne’s Postsecondary Opportunities for Students

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Impact

School Attendance Leaps 45% During Kenya Program

In November, we wrapped up our inaugural nine-month Soap in Schools Program in Kenya, and we have the final results. Across the 12 schools, serving more than 4,000 children, we saw an overall reduction in hygiene-related illnesses (diarrheal diseases, pneumonia, and skin infections) of 56 percent. And school attendance increased 45 percent from when the

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Kenya Soap In Schools Update

In late August, Clean the World Foundation Managing Director Sam Stephens visited our Soap in Schools program locations in Kenya to see what kind of progress we made after six months of full-time operation. We’re working across a network of 12 schools serving over 4,000 elementary-aged children in rural villages throughout the country. Our baseline study

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Soap In Schools Part II: Launching in Tanzania

Thanks to generous support from the Starwood Foundation, we have replicated the Soap In Schools Program in Tanzania. As in Kenya, we’re focusing on a network of schools, conducting a baseline study to understand local hygiene needs, and implementing programming to improve health and school attendance. In Tanzania, we conducted a baseline assessment across 15

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Volunteers

Orlando Volunteer Center Benefits From Scout Spirit

Earlier this summer, Justin Sontag of Boy Scout Troop 678 organized a project to lend Clean the World’s Orlando volunteer center a helping hand. Justin and his fellow scouts formulated a plan to bring comfort to our volunteers, which resulted in a dozen scouts assembling 63 stools for the downtown Orlando facility. This idea to

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Hygiene in Schools Program Helps Students Adopt Healthy Habits

Clean the World is revolutionizing the way children learn health education in schools. Under the direction of Cairra Martin, our Global Health Coordinator, we are piloting the “Hygiene in Schools” program at two public schools in Orange County, Florida: Eccleston Elementary and Memorial Middle School. The elementary years are a key time for hygiene education

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Impact

‘Soap in Schools’ Program Launches in Kenya

Thanks to the generous support of the Starwood Foundation, Clean the World recently launched a nine-month hygiene education program in a network of 12 schools across Kenya. The program serves more than 4,000 primary school children who live in extreme poverty in either urban slums or rural villages. Unlike most of our international work, which

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