Simple Solutions for Colossal Problems
A child refugee turned human rights hero, devised a simple solution to a colossal problem. Using an ordinary object to make an extraordinary difference in the world, he has transformed the lives of those most in need.
Derreck Kayongo, Social Entrepreneur — Founder of the Global Soap Project, a child refugee who grew up to be an innovative leader for international, social change, and was named a CNN Hero in 2011. His storytelling reflects the character of a gentle, humorous, remarkably strong person. Please share this story with students so Derrick can continue to inspire young people today.