Over one and a half million children under the age of five die each year due to poor sanitation. These deaths can be prevented.
Soap is vital to improve the sanitation in developing communities. Hand washing with soap can reduce the number of cases of diarrhoea alone by over forty percent. Handwashing with soap is a simple, effective way to improve quality of life and save lives, impacting whole communities.
Every day, hotels worldwide throw away five million bars of waste soap, in most cases only after one use. This waste soap ends up in landfill.
Beyond Skin Deep has been set up with a single purpose: To recycle soap for distribution to vulnerable communities, improving hygiene and saving lives.