BIUST Donate 1700 bar soaps and 4000 liquid soaps to Serowe Community

BIUST vice chancellor Prof Otlogetswe Totolo handing over 1700 bar soaps and 4000 liquid soap to Serowe community
BIUST vice chancellor Prof Otlogetswe Totolo handing over 1700 bar soaps and 4000 liquid soap to Serowe community

On Thursday BIUST in Palapye, led by its Vice  Chancellor,  Professor Otlogetswe Totolo, lived up to its promise of manufacturing hand wash soaps  to intervene against the corona virus, when they donated the products to Serowe community, where 4 000 units of liquid soaps were donated, as well as 1700 bars of soap, for households.

It has been found that frequent washing of hands with soap can keep the virus at bay, as it is transmitted when people get into contact with surfaces which host the virus.

According to Prof Totolo the soaps were manufactured at BIUST laboratories by their students and academic staff. BIUST have also successfully manufactured alcohol based hand sanitizers according to international standards. However, bottlenecks at the local quality standards body is understood to be delaying the distribution of the products.

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