Talk Radio 702’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Hippo Roller’s Grant Gibbs

Listen to Bruce Whitfield’s interview with Hippo Roller Executive Director Grant Gibbs on Talk Radio 702’s  The Money Show. One of our major target markets is the CSI sector… Many people around South Africa has Day Zero every day. – Grant Gibbs. Source: http://www.702.co.za/articles/292988/how-hippo-roller-eased-a-burden-and-became-a-phenomenon

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The Dynapump: clean water and improved irrigation for the Hippo Roller

The Dynapump innovation has been developed by a team of middle and elementary schoolers from Saratoga, California, as part of the First Lego League Global Innovation Project (https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/fll/global-innovation). FIRST LEGO League trains kids to think like innovators. The Award encourages and assists teams to further develop solutions to real-world problems that demonstrate originality and have the …

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No more water containers on our heads – Hippo Rollers make access to water easier

Women traditionally carry heavy water containers on their heads to collect water for daily use. Ma Masingita Maluleka in Limpopo now collects her water with a Hippo Roller and it changed her life for the better. “Sometimes, when we can’t borrow a wheelbarrow, we carry the water containers on our heads,” says Ma Masingita Maluleka. …

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New Book: What a Great Idea! Awesome South African Inventions

A new book on innovation by Prof Mike Bruton celebrates numerous South African inventions from pre-colonial times to the present. It provides information on the variety of products and services that South Africans, at home and abroad, have invented. Did you know that the machine that was used to drill the tunnels for the first …

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Small-scale farmers in Namibia benefit from the Hippo Roller

A recent report from the Auas Rotary Club in Windhoek, Namibia shows how small-scale farmers are benefiting from the use of Hippo Rollers. 35 Hippo Rollers were donated to a community in Northern Namibia and already they are reaping the benefits. One of the main problems with subsistence farming in this area is water availability. Most often people have to walk …

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How to make sure you are drinking clean water – Infographic

The water crises experienced in the United States remind us that drinking clean water is critical for all of us to stay healthy, no matter where we live. We all need clean water to survive. We also realise more and more that it is up to us to ensure that we’re drinking safe water. This …

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