In 2014, Innocent Havyarimana fled Burundi's political unrest and violence. He returned as a refugee in 2015, taught himself how to make soap and opened his business that same year in the Kakuma refugee camp. Two hundred thousand people live in the camp, so providing soap has been key in fighting the speed of the coronavirus. Havyarimana has lowered the price of his soaps and provides them for free to the elderly and disabled. "Everybody needs soap, but not everybody is able to afford it. So I lowered prices, as it was more important to protect people than to think of profit," he told the BBC.

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