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Global Hygiene / Haiti / Soap #950218

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 12, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) UNICEF/WHO statistics on global access to clean water cited.

(Cap Haitien, Haiti: Seth Doane) Two men's mission to provide second-hand soap to the world featured; scenes shown of the people of Haiti scrambling for bars of soap; details given about how non-profit collects, cleans & repackages hotel soap for recycling. [Clean the World co-founders Shawn SEIPLER†, Paul TILL‡, The Peabody Orlando manager Marshall KELBERMAN†- comment on the soap program.] World statistics on diarrhea that can be cut by hand washing cited. [Haiti school headmaster Jayce DORTLEUS†- says soap is too expensive.]

Couric, Katie;
Doane, Seth

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