Osana and Invictus Stop Zika Virus In Brazil

Osana anti-mosquito soap company partners with non-profit organization ‘The Invictus Initiative’ to help stop and prevent The Zika virus in Brazil. Osana and Invictus both have similar missions to help create sustainable change in communities all over the world by empowering the local people as well as stop preventable deaths. The Invictus Initiative The Invictus Initiative is a non-profit organization building unconquerable relationships that bring together the skills and resources needed to initiate sustainable solutions, improve communities, and transform lives. Invictus Initiative in Brazil This organization has been working in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the last four years. They have been working in a community located in the mountain tops of Brazil through building...

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Osana Anti-mosquito Soap Donates Bars to Cook Islands, HI

Lisa Shock, a resident of Captian Cook, HI reached out to us and was concerned about a Dengue outbreak in her area and was asking about Antimosquito Soap She wrote: We are fighting an outbreak of Dengue Fever here on the big Island of Hawaii, I live in one of the poorest areas: Ocean View, with many homeless people. My church ( St Judes) donates free showers to the homeless or needy people in our area once a week. If you have donated bars to distribute we could sure use all that you might want to donate. There is no Malaria here but we do have ongoing issues with dog heartworms being transmitted to...

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650+ Bars of Osana Shipped to Brazil

Because of the amazing Osana customer base we are able to share one of the latest “Follow Your Soap” stories. We are excited to share the news of a budding partnership with The Invictus Initiative. Invictus does great work all over the globe but we have partnered specifically with them for a special project where they are working with pregnant women through pregnancy centers within Brazil that they have existing relationships with. Osana sent over 650 bars of soap to a center that will sponsor and provide added protection for pregnant mothers and their families throughout the duration of the mother’s pregnancy. Soap will be supplied through these centers and will help prevent mothers and...

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Osana Goes to the Dominican Republic

We were fortunate to connect with Parkview Church located in Orland Park, IL. They reached out to us about a small team that was going to the Dominican Republic for a short term trip in a community called Tamboril. They were interested in travel sized bars for the team as well as some bars they could leave behind with one of the communities they served. Although, they purchased travel sized bars for their purposes we wanted to be sure to share what about what they are doing in the community. Caitlin Courtney, our contact from Parkview Church, was fortunate to return to Tamboril for this trip and she sent back the following in regards to the...

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More Soap Headed to Uganda and “The Way Home”

We have been proud to partner with “The Way Home” over the past year were able to send 150 new bars of soap for their community of staff members to test out over the next few months. You may remember that a similar donation went out about a year ago where we were able to collect and initial round of data and feedback. We are still working with the staff and founders at “The Way Home” to ensure the best way to introduce Osana into the community and what it looks like to have it be an option for malaria and mosquito prevention as well as contribute to the overall sanitation of the community. Osana...

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Healing Faith Uganda

You may have heard about our new partnership with Healing Faith. You may have read about the families on our blog. Healing Faith is an incredible and inspirational organization that aims to provide spiritual, emotional, and physical healing for the people of Uganda. The Segner family moved to Uganda in January 2012 and started Healing Faith. Since then, Healing Faith, with help from people like you, has been changing the lives of the people of Uganda. The organization has provided malaria treatment, education, and prevention to the local people. They have also worked to show God’s love and grace through the work that they do. It is inspiring to witness how these two families,...

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Saving Lives in Uganda

Botswari When I met Botswari he was a hardened and tough young man of 13 years. Just from the expression on his face and the coldness in his eyes, I could tell that life had dealt him some circumstances that I could never understand. Circumstances that no 13 year old should have to endure. When we gathered the children around for Bible time and prayers he was always around but would rarely participate. He would always sit on the outside of the circle and mock the other kids and heckle us at times. However, each week he would come back. As I would ask questions about the last week’s lesson, he would quietly answer...

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Sending Soap to “The Way Home”

We have been blown away with the incredible organizations that Osana has been able to partner with over the last year. Each one has shown a dedication, love, and passion for helping the hurting that has inspired us beyond our imaginations. Because of this, it is our goal to continue finding incredible people to partner with, share their story, and provide them with resources that could saves thousands of lives. The Way Home: Taking Care of Orphans and Widows in Africa Our Journey has recently led us to an organization called “The Way Home”. The work they are doing is truly inspirational. The AIDS epidemic has left thousands of children orphans.The traditional response of...

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Osana Soap Reaches Uganda and Ghana

One of the main goals of Osana is to be highly involved with the people we send our bars to. This is why we offer the “track your soap” option for anyone who donates bars or buys an extra mile pack. There is just something about actually seeing and being connected to the person you are desiring to help. Osana is about action, accountability, and finding solutions to help other nations without hurting them. This is why we love to connect with organizations that already have roots in the communities we send the soap to. This allows for personal distribution as well as education about malaria prevention. Recently, Osana partnered with Lot2545 and Hour...

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Get to Know Healing Faith

THE SEGNERS Jason and Kari Segner the founders of Healing Faith, were married in the fall 2001. Their first daughter, Faith, was born in 2003. She went to be with our Heavenly Father shortly after her birth. Since that time God has richly blessed and expanded the Segner family. When they moved to Uganda their family consisted of Karson (2004), Everett (2006), Hadlee (2008) and Pierce (2010). In the spring of 2013 the Segner family began a journey of adoption of another son, Joseph (2010) and another daughter, Eva Faith (2012). Unfortunately, after 8 months in to the process and loving Eva Faith as their daughter and sister, the adoption process had to end...

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Osana Partnering with Healing Faith

We are more excited than ever to announce that Osana will now be sending donations bars to an incredible organization known as Healing Faith. We are honored to be connected with such amazing people that are truly changing the world. Like most places in Africa, the area that Healing Faith reaches is dramatically impacted by the deadly reality of malaria. They work with many children and families that are effected and suffering by providing medical care and education to the communities. Osana is looking forward to joining resources and partnering with Healing Faith to end malaria and save as many lives as possible. What is Healing Faith: Healing Faith is a ministry that seeks...

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Sending 497 Bars to Africa

Today we are very excited to announce that we will be sending 497 bars to Ghana and Uganda, Africa this December. Osana’s goal is to partner with incredible organizations that are bringing hope, healing, and a homes to people all over the world. Lot2545 and Hour of Grace Orphanage have done just that. They are both working locally to meet the needs of children that are orphans and are facing things like disease, danger on the streets, and lack of basic food, water, and shelter. Learn more about Hour of Grace and Lot2545 here. Osana will be used in these two organizations to help prevent malaria in these children as well as provide sanitation support...

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