CLEAN THE WORLD FOUNDATION INC
Rating: 5 stars 2 2 reviews
Issues: Environment, Health, Human Services, International
Location: Clean the World, Inc. 400A Pittman St. Orlando FL 32801 USA
Results: Since 2009, Clean the World has distributed more than 12 million bars of soap to 67 countries. It has collected more than 750 tons of hotel waste from the 1,700 hospitality partners. It has also distributed 150,000 hygiene kits domestically.
Target demographics: Children at risk of pneumonia, diarrheal disease and other hygiene related diseases due to a lack of hand washing
Geographic areas served: More than 67 countries
Programs: Soap Collection and Recycling Plastic Recycling Soap Distribution Awareness Building
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After volunteering for a while with Clean the World, I decided to join them when they did a distribution trip in Guatemala in April of 2015. They partner with an on the ground non-profit on their distribution trips, and this time it was Children's International. Clean the World is impressive in that they have designed a system of keeping partially used hotel soaps out of our landfills, and at the same time using that soap once sanitized and recycled into new bars, to help indigent people in very poor areas throughout the world. Using creativity, they teach young people about the importance of proper hand washing and distribute soap to them so the practice is kept up. It is a small, yet very impressive model.
I've had the pleasure of volunteering at Clean the World in Orlando for the past two years. The staff I've interacted with have all been professional and enthusiastic about their cause. The help they require from volunteers is easy and fun to provide, and you always leave feeling like you've helped make a difference. I would highly recommend this organization to anyone looking to contribute.
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