April 2012 – Hippo roller handover by His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini

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His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini

Today, 20th of April 2012, Thebe Foundation together with Travelex, FX Africa and Western Union will be handing out 100+ Hippo Water Rollers to the Nkunzana community located near His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini KaBhekuzulu’s palace in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

His Majesty will be distributing the Hippo rollers personally.
(Photo: www.timeslive.co.za)

23 April: Follow-up handover to Limpopo community

Collette Vacations, USA will be handing out another 75 x Hippo Water rollers (this is their 4th consecutive donation) to the Kgautswane community located in Limpopo Province, South Africa on the 23rd of April 2012.

March: 350 rollers handed over to 8 communities in the Eastern Cape

350 Hippo water rollers were handed over to 8 communities in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, at the end of March 2012. We covered more than 2000 km’s in order to reach these communities, many times traveling difficult terrain at less than 10 km/h.

350 Hippo water rollers were handed over to 8 communities in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, at the end of March 2012.
The story of the lone Nedbank roller in the Eastern Cape

Remote village shares a single Hippo roller

We found this Nedbank roller (photo above) in a remote village of the Eastern Cape.

A local leader explained to us that the single Hippo roller is owned and shared by the whole community.

We found it heartening to see how big a difference one roller can make to dozens of households in one village.