Students Invent Soap That Saves Lives

Students Invent Soap That Saves Lives

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Africas Faso Soap inventors-BerkelyEDUPhotoAn award-winning innovation by two African students could help reduce the devastating impact of the life-threatening disease malaria — which is spread relentlessly by infected mosquitoes.

The young men, from Burkina Faso and Burundi, have used indigenous herbs to create a soap that repels mosquitoes, thus reducing the disease.

Their “Faso Soap” has earned the pair a $25,000 Grand Prize in the Global Social Venture Competition.

(READ the article from CNN)

Photo credit: Berkeley.edu – Thanks to Andrew N. for sending the link!

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