A 2008 study on water identified that 256 government schools in the slums of Pune have zero access to soap. The need for access to proper hygiene and sanitation here is so great–and it’s because of our incredible supporters like you, who helped us raise over 20K for this new workshop, that we are already hard at work to bring thousands of bars of soap into these schools.Read More
With the help of our partner, Soapbox Soaps, we commemorated our first birthday on May 7th 2016 by launching our second soap-recycling workshop in Ashte, India— a tribal village four hours outside of Mumbai, near the border of Gujarat and Maharashtra.Read More
Last year, an 11 year old Kalwa resident, Shravan Sharma, passed away from a lack of accessible health care in his neighborhood. The community was devastated by the loss of a life so young, so full of life. Shravan had big hopes and dreams - he wanted to be a doctor. He was never able to make his dream come true, but his legacy will live on.Read More
We've partnered with the folks at Sule Shangri La in Yangon to recycle their soap in our mission to bring soap recycling to Myanmar.
Together with Robert Guerrero from Sealed Air and our team of Thuya and Htar, plus a few local volunteers from the local hospitality sector, we were able to process months worth of bar soap waste from the hotel.Read More
Mumbai monsoons are no match for our soap recycling center! This week we finished a series of renovations on our workshop, lead by our most recent volunteer, Peter, a design and marketing professional who traveled from Florida to work with us for the past month.Read More
In just two years, #ONEderWoman Erin Zaikis has impacted over 6,000 lives in India, Uganda, and Myanmar through her organization, the Sundara Fund, which provides soap and hygiene education to communities that need it the most by recycling gently-used bars of soap from local hotels and transforming them into clean, ready-to-use bars.Read More
Through our partnership with YICE, Sundara ran a hygiene and sanitation program for 40 community members in Mubende district, Uganda. Topics discussed included:Read More
Many people think they're too young to make a difference. Here to prove those folks wrong is Emma Grover, a 12 year old from Montreal who donated her Bat Mitzvah to Sundara.Read More
Sundara is thrilled to announce a partnership with the Sule Shangri-La in Yangon, Myanmar.
Together we are proud to bring soap recycling to Myanmar for the first time ever, with our soap recycling workshop in Yangon. A special thank you to Diversey/Sealed Air and their Soap 4 Hope program for making this partnership possible.Read More