• Dalili


  • AJ

    These hung men are one’s to watch

  • Starla

    What a simple yet remarkable invention. I can’t wait for the soap to be available over here. Those anti-malaria pills are hell and make you so sick. Kudos to these fine young men.

  • http://gravatar.com/addassamari addassamari

    These young men kept the needs of their community in view and came up with a product that will serve others across many borders. As a mosquito repellent soap, it promises to have multiple useage against other similarly borne diseases. Kudos.

  • MommieDearest

    So wonderful to see a story about young black men using their talents for good and to solve a problem in their community. These young men are an inspiration. I wish them continued success.

  • Kay

    Wow. That is awesome! It’s probably tons better than the expensive products pedaled by some of these pharmaceutical companies too. And plus the ingredients come from Burkina-Faso, so I’m sure local people will be greatly helped economically by this becoming a consumer product. A friend of mine contracted malaria while doing mission work in some village on the African continent. It was a horrible process and to this day she still has health problems. This product will greatly benefit tons of people. It’s so refreshing to hear things like this.

  • truth

    Very nice. Love these kinds of headlines. Keep up the great work!

  • Rose

    I feel like they should’ve received more. Maybe this is the business American side of me or whatever. And I know this is for combating Malaria, but if the Pharmaceutical companies can make us common folk dollar signs-then they too should make a profit off the companies. They should have patented it, then marketed it to American companies for when tourists come. While simultaneously handing it out to NGOs for relief purposes. But this is a pretty big deal, I feel like they should’ve made more. I get 25,000+ in grants for my financial aid and I’m not inventing soaps or anything (well, not yet anyway lol). Just a thought.

  • http://tontonmichel.tumblr.com/ Tonton Michel

    Hung or young? Or both?

  • kayla

    im very proud of them. But the soap prevents malaria. 25,000 is chump change.

  • http://sownbrooklyn.wordpress.com nettie

    Those pills made someone, actually several someones, sick on a study abroad trip I took to Senegal. It was not pretty.

  • http://gravatar.com/nolakiss16 binks

    I agree! An idea like this is priceless and should be treated as such. Though I’ am sure they are happy that they are saving and changing lives. Big up to these amazing young men. I hope their future continues to get brighter!

  • http://www.facebook.com/nieshag Niesha Gourdine

    25k?? thats it?? I mean thats good for them, and what they did deserves all types of awards and recognition… how come this is not on the news??? o yea, because they are black.. smh… You know how much money these soaps could make, 25k is not enough money for something this serious…

  • Mademoiselle

    I like the name of it ‘Faso Soap’. I hope they use the $25K prize money to pay for all the patents and trademarks. Maybe even hire a lawyer so they can make sure they get perpetual royalties for their invention.

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