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Supporting Somalia

According to World Vision, Somalia is among the most fragile countries in the world. Ravaged by drought, poverty, violence and political instability, Somalia’s vulnerable children are suffering from acute malnutrition, cholera, and intestinal diseases. Over 65% of reported cases of cholera are children under five years. Soap Aid recently donated more than 50,000 recycled soap…

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Gift of socks to help save lives

Looking for that extra special Christmas gift this year? ‘Sockos Australia’ makes and sells unique socks, donating some of the profits to causes that support the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This year Sockos has created ‘The Soap Sock’ and $3 from each pair of socks sold will be donated to Soap Aid to support our…

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Help make December a record-breaking month

Congratulations to all the hotels around Australia who have been busy saving and collecting discarded soap this year. The amazing efforts from housekeeping teams and committed managers and executives help us provide critically needed soap to children and communities. Soap Aid is receiving increased requests for soap each week. Our 2018 soap donations already include…

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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 that…

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Soap Aid a Sustainability Finalist!

We’re thrilled to be announced as a finalist in the 2017 Premier’s Sustainability Awards. Soap Aid was praised for its creativity and insightful work towards building a more sustainable environment. Thank you to our dedicated Rotary volunteers and Hotel Partners around Australia and New Zealand committed to collecting and returning discarded hotel soap. Your ongoing…

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Biggest soap collection for 2017

What a fantastic result we had in August achieving our biggest soap collection month for 2017! Over 4,260 kgs of discarded soap was re-directed from landfill and recycled, helping us provide soap to 1,750 children for 12 months. The more soap we collect, the more soap we can send to our community impact partners throughout…

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