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Water purification design for Hippo Rollers wins awards

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It was in early October  2016, that the Hippo Roller team received an email from a young high school student in the US. Matthew Baharmast and his partner Patrick Berry of Madison High School, were working on a science project, trying to come up with a water purification design for the Hippo Roller. “I am working on a science project related to …

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Mandela Day inspires action #ActionAgainstPoverty

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“Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.” Nelson Mandela was speaking during the launch of the ‘Make Poverty History’ Campaign in Trafalgar Square, London, in February 2005. They’re words that inspire action and they underpin the ethos of what it means to make a difference in the lives …

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SA GOOD NEWS: Running across Australia for water in South Africa!

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Running for Water – South African desert runner David Barnard to tackle Australia’s Big Red Run in support of the Hippo Roller David Barnard has been participating in multi-stage desert foot races in remote parts of the world since 2010. From the Kalahari, Namib and Sahara Deserts in Africa, to the Gobi Desert in China, the Atacama Desert in Chile, …