SOAP FOR MIGRANT CHILDREN IN DETENTION CENTERS.

Good People of America, 

All we need is your $5.00 donation!

A $5.00 donation makes 816 grams of bar soap, as pictured above, which then produces 1.63 gallons (6.17L) of liquid soap.

1.63 gallons of liquid soap means 122 showers for Migrant Children & their Families.


As many of you have read on National Media, the Migrant Children & their Families are living in over crowded, unsanitary conditions at the Mexican - American Border detention centers.  They are unwashed, ill, traumatized and legally unrepresented. 

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/21/us/migrant-children-border-soap.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&fbclid=IwAR3qqco0cCRfBzR1KnA-cj50MfvYzCZE5en2yWOVre_bjSnsNmb9P8EHX2s

The children have been denied access to basic sanitary items by Government Officials, including toothbrushes and SOAP! These children are aged 5 months to 17, sleep in poor conditions covered in foil wrappers and exposed to so many diseases. 

We are appealing to the hearts of American Soap makers and Friends of Soap makers, to craft enough soap to meet the hygienic need at the detention centers. 

Kindly make your donation and invite five other friends to do the same.

$20 will buy soaping ingredients i.e olive, castor & coconut oil and NaOH, which will produce about 9 pounds of solid soap as is pictured above.

9 pounds (4082grams) of solid soap, will produce over 10 plus gallons of liquid soap (shower gel) = 750 showers!!

An adult needs just ONE SERVING SPOON (50 ml) of shower gel to have a complete cleansing, lathering and bubbly shower. 

One gallon of soap will give 75 showers!!

Demo: Soap Needed For One Wash! 


Demo : Making 1 Gallon of Liquid Soap from 500 grams of Bar Soap. 



Your donations matter. Your advocacy matters. 

Donate, reach out and help us relieve the Migrant Children and their Families from the emotional and physical trauma of living in unhygienic conditions without soap. 

#LetTheChildrenSoap



This campaign is created by HERBAL HARLEM, a Social Enterprise for marginalized communities that provides tools for economic empowerment.

To learn more about Herbal Harlem and connect with the CEO & Founder click here :
https://www.herbalharlem.com/about-the-founder

www.herbalharlem.com

Donations

  • Edith Kiruki 
    • $10 
    • 4 mos
  • Kate Hegg 
    • $30 
    • 4 mos
  • Noel Imburgia 
    • $25 
    • 4 mos
  • Njeri N 
    • $20 
    • 4 mos
  • Anna Evertsson 
    • $20 
    • 5 mos

Organizer

Nkatha Kimathi 
Organizer
New York, NY
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