Soap for Hope

Last Modified: Thu Mar 12 2020 01:11:41 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 7 million
    estimated number of children in developing countries, die every year due to diarrheal and respiratory disease, which can be prevented by a simple but effective way: proper hand-washing with soap.
  • 3.5 tonnes
    of solid soap waste generated by a typical 400 room hotel in a year according to Stefan Phang, director for Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility of Sealed Air Corporation, who has worked with many hotels in the world.
  • 2013
    ’Soap for Hope’ officially launched by Phang with the aim of saving lives by promoting hygiene.
  • 2,569 tonnes
    of soap collected for recovery to date.
  • 21.4 million
    bars reconstituted from the soap collected.
  • 539
    partner hotels that support the program and provide the soap.
  • 155
    cities in 39 countries - the scale of operation.
  • 951,000
    + people benefit from the program each year.