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2010s

Pacha Soap: Raising the Bar

In June 2013, the Pacha Soap crew traveled to Peru to distribute 1,200 bars of soap and provide hand-washing education to the children of several remote schools in the Andes Mountains. As part of its Raise the Bar campaign, Pacha Soap gives a bar of soap to someone in need for every bar that is purchased. In July, they traveled to Rwanda to distribute soap at the Noel Orphanage Gisenyi and to research a sustainable soap factory project there. With humble roots at Hastings College and flourishing through the love, labor and entrepreneurial spirit of its HC alumni founders, Abi Burrows ’13 and ...Read more

The Senase Project

Grant Nagaki ’13 co-founded The Senase Project after a college trip to Ghana and what he and others witnessed in the rural farming villages of Senase and Akatim. The young group was stricken by the faces of 120 children who were heartbreakingly devoid of hope. The Akatim School was no more than a metal-roof shed with mud floors, lacking in shelter and even the most basic supplies, and the area was in great need of a medical center. After collaborating with village elders and other college groups who visited the area, The Senase Project became reality with a mission to eradicate poverty ...Read more
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