Updates

25
Sep

Sundara + Diversey/Sealed Air…a winning combination!

We are so excited to announce that we are partnering with Diversey/Sealed Air in our work in India, Uganda and Myanmar. They have generously provided us with several soap presses from the US-based Full Belly Project, which will help us perfect our soap recycling process. They are also actively assisting us […]

16
Sep

The rain won’t stop us!

Last Sunday, we packed our soap recycling equipment, solar chargers and soap into motorbikes, along with several volunteers from the hospitality industry, and rode to a village near Bago, Tharyaraye. An impoverished village, Tharyaraye isn’t accessible through paved roads, and remains isolated during Myanmar’s rainy season. That’s why, making soap […]

07
Sep

Making Waves in Dainik Bhaskar

Sundara was the focal point of N Raghuraman’s op-ed in Dainik Bhaskar titled “Prioritizing Health over Prosperity for Strengthening Future Generations” If you ever forget to carry soap while visiting a makeshift toilet and scream for soap then anybody can bet that the people around would be baffled and confused […]

28
Jul

New and Improved!

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. Our newly designed workshop is […]

13
Jul

The 12 Year Old Who Proves Anyone can Make a Difference

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. After a recent visit to her school, Solomon Schechter, by Sundara’s founder, Emma was moved to make 150 […]

29
Jun

Our founder is this week’s #ONEderWoman

The One campaign has awarded our founder, Erin Zaikis with the title of #ONEderWoman of the week. “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 […]

15
Jun

“I haven’t used soap for 2 weeks”…Updates from Uganda

Through our partnership with YICE, Sundara ran a hygiene and sanitation program for 40 community members in Mubende district, Uganda. Topics discussed included: Sanitation inside the house Oral hygiene for children Regular bathing Most important times in the day to wash hands During the session, community members were given chance […]

12
Jun

A Partnership with The Good People Fund

We are thrilled to announce that The Good People Fund will be funding our expansion efforts at our workshop in Mumbai this year – letting us double our soap output and multiply our hygiene impact to fit the immense need. The Good People Fund has generously offered to cover the […]

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