SOAPEN: could this soap crayon help prevent child deaths?

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According to UNICEF, diarrhea is deadly for 1.5 million children under the age of 5 every year. Sanitation, handwashing and hygiene are crucial elements in preventing these deaths. But how can children get into the habit of washing their hands? This is exactly the problem that a group of Indian industrial designers from the Parson’s School of Design in New York City sought to solve when they designed SoaPen, a colored marker with ink that turns into soapy lather.

Read more about the SOAPEN in InterAksyon Lifestyle 27th July 2017

Date: 2 August 2017
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