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Sundara Gala 2018

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Sundara envisions a world where no child will grow up without access to basic hygiene materials and education. We do this through soap recycling - taking old bar soap from four and five star hotels that is usually tossed in the trash - and repurposing this waste into new, hygienic bar of soaps. We employ unemployed women to do this work, some of them widows, single mothers or survivors of domestic violence, who are then paid a fair, living wage including benefits like health insurance. These women are trained as Sundara community hygiene ambassadors and distribute the soap, along with lessons on hand and body hygiene (so the good habits will stick) to schools, hospitals, orphanages and community centers in urban slums and rural villages nearby. Every month we reach over 50,000 children with soap deliveries and hygiene trainings. 

Earlier Event: September 27
Alice + Olivia for Publicolor
Later Event: September 29
4th Rockaway Oyster Fest