How hotel soap can save lives

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania — For many Cambodians, a bar of soap is a luxury they cannot afford.

Yet children living in rural areas are vulnerable to disease simply because they are unable to wash their hands.

According to UNICEF, diarrheal diseases alone account for one in five deaths of Cambodian children age 5 and younger, largely due to poor hygiene practices.

In 2014, as a college student, Samir Lakhani saw the issue firsthand while volunteering in a Cambodian village.

“I remember...

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