Meet our 2018 Summer Interns!

Summer intern at Clean the World Asia

1. What’s your name? My legal name is my Korean name Gun Hee Sim, but I go by my English name Erin.  2. Where are you from? I am from Orange County located in the Southern part of California!  3. What are you studying and what do you want to be when you grow up? At the moment, I am studying Global Studies …

Hygiene and Nutrition Go Hand in Hand

Handwashing with children in the Philippines

Text by Jaana Harris  (Bachelor in Nutrition & Food, Masters in Pharmacy) How Poor Hygiene Can Affect our Health Practicing good hygiene is pivotal when it comes to food preparation. It ensures that the food being eaten is safe for consumption. Poor hygiene when handling, or eating food can lead to the harmful spread of germs, which can cause food-born …

The Importance of Proper Handwashing

Handwashing education by Clean the World Asia

Written by Alora Stickley, Summer Intern 2018. Hong Kong is currently in its summer flu season and leading hotels in some major Asian cities are doing their part to combat illness by supporting the efforts of Clean the World Asia. Their generous donations of used soap are helping to fight the flu virus at its root…our own hands! So, if …

Meet our 2018 Summer Interns!

Meet our 2018 Summer Interns

1. What’s your name?My name is Alora Stickley.  2. Where are you from?I was born in Southern California, but I have been living in Nevada for 6 years now.  3. What are you studying and what do you want to be when you grow up?I am studying Biology with a focus in ecology and evolution. I’m still deciding what I …

The NGO Recycling Soaps to Save Lives

Soap Recycling by Clean the World Asia

Repost from Billionaire Magazine: Diarrheal diseases kill approximately 1.8 million people per year, predominantly children under 5 years old in Africa and South Asia. The tragedy is that these deaths are easily preventable – through simple hand-washing with soap. In the late 2000s Shawn Seipler was working for an e-commerce technology company and traveling several days a week. He was shocked …

Global Health Events Elevate Clean the World Foundation in WASH Sector

WHO - World Health Assembly

Repost from Clean the World: In May, Clean the World Foundation was delighted to participate in two important events in the global health community. First, we attended the WASH Futures conference in Brisbane, Australia, with some of the most innovative organizations and leaders in the WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) sector. It was a fantastic opportunity to learn more about …

Summer Intern Spotlight: Ben Ellsworth

Summer intern at Clean the World Asia

This summer, Clean the World Asia is hosting two summer interns. Here is a fun interview with Ben Ellsworth, a rising sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley. 1. What’s your name?My full name is Benjamin Earl Ellsworth! But most people just call me Ben. 2. Where are you from?I am from Chino Hills, California, a small suburb outside of …

Summer Intern Spotlight: Victoria Umutoni

Summer intern at Clean the World Asia

This summer, Clean the World Asia is hosting two summer interns. Here is a fun interview with Victoria Umutoni,a rising senior at Emory University. 1. What’s your name?My name is Victoria Umutoni but most people call me Vicky. 2. Where are you from?I am from a small beautiful country in the heart of Africa, Rwanda 3. What are you studying …