One person out of four suffers from poverty in Switzerland. After paying their bills some people, even employees, don’t have money left to buy food or clothing. Fondation Partage offers food and basic hygiene products to them and Youth for Soap deliver soap. On February 20th 2019 the Youth for Soap team - Espace Entreprise’s [...]
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The apprentices from “Espace Entreprise” went to the soap workshop of “Fondation Ensemble”, in order to test a new shape of soap created by the mechanical students of ORIF. It resulted in beautiful heart shaped pink soaps!
The team of trainees working on the project went to the hotels, to thank the maids for their support in collecting the soaps. The maids are important contributors to the project and thanks to their efforts, more than 4,000 soaps have been distributed to people in need.
To start 2019, the “Espace Entreprise” opened its doors to the beneficiaries of the “Fondation Ensemble”. The foundation takes care of people with mental disabilities is an essential partner of the “Youth for Soap” project. During the afternoon of 8th January, the “Espace Entreprise” team welcomed the beneficiaries of the foundation for a visit of [...]
Tuesday November 20th 2018, the team went to the “Water Station” of “Carrefour-Rue” to deliver more than 400 soaps and visit the place. What is the “Water Station”? It is a place in Geneva where every people in need can take a shower and wash its clothes for free.
Mrs Françoise Demole, prizewinner 2018 of the “Prix de la Fondation pour Genève”, offered us her price as a donation for our project. We were pleased to welcome her at our soap workshop on the 6th of November for a tour. We thank Mrs Demole for her precious generosity and support.
On 17th, 2018, the project Youth for Soap was officially launched at the “Fondation Ensemble” in Genthod. In presence of all partners and supporters of the project.