Espace Entreprise is a training center for commercial professional practice attached to the Ministry of Education of Geneva State (DIP). Each year approximately 2’400 students from the 4 public commercial schools in Geneva are trained in the premises of Espace Entreprise. This unique center allows students to get their first professional experience by working for clients coming from the public and private sectors (non profit) and willing to contribute to grooming future young professionals. Their 3 years education program prepares the students to get their. Federal Capacity Certificate, the most important professional diploma in Switzerland.
The trainees working on the Youth for Soap project are in charge of all aspects related to logistics, project management, communication and administration.
Leader of the 4 and 3 stars hotels in Geneva, Manotel is the first independent hotel Group in the city. It operates 6 hotels with a total of 610 rooms. The Royal, N’vY, Auteuil, Kipling, Jade and Edelweiss establishments cultivate a unique universe, which distinguishes them from each other while defending common values of dynamism, reliability, conviviality and creativity. Since 2006, Manotel has been actively involved in sustainable development program and is a key partner of the Youth for Soap project.
They don’t only supply the project with soaps but they also have invested financially in it.
The “Fondation Ensemble” is a foundation, created in Geneva in 1986 by the Geneva Association of Parents and Friends of mentally handicapped persons (APMH), currently “Insieme” Geneva, aims to provide care for people with intellectual disabilities, whether or not they have a disability or other troubles. It provides them with reception, accommodation, education, training and day care.
The foundation hosts our soap machine workshop and a team of adults is dedicated to the cleaning and recycling of soaps.
Founded in 1896, at the cutting edge of technology, the University of engineering and architecture of Fribourg trains the engineers and architects (HES) of tomorrow.
The chemistry students designed the recycling process of the soap. They collaborate regularly on the project and provide their expertise in order to ensure the highest standards of quality are respected.