Vanuatu WASH project in Tanna distributes Hippo Rollers

This year World Vision International with funding from the Thankyou. company started to distribute Hippo Rollers on Tanna island as part of an integrated Vanuatu WASH project. The area of Tanna was targeted as one of the areas with the highest needs in Vanuatu following an assessment by the Vanuatu Rural Water supply. The Vanuatu …

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FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge 2017 / 2018 – Solving a water problem

Teams of children located all over the world are all participating in the 2017/18 FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge. This year’s challenge is to choose and solve a real world problem related to water. During research many of the teams came across Hippo Roller as a solution and wrote in for information, advice and to get …

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Fundraising to give Khula water – the story of a Dallas Hair studio owner (Video)

Terri Hoover contacted us in May this year enquiring about setting up a fundraising campaign to send Hippo Rollers to a community in Khula, South Africa. She had planned a trip to this small village community for July 2017 and wanted to be there in person to hand the rollers over to their new owners. Terri …

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Growing social enterprises – Hippo Roller attends Siemens empowering people. Network workshop in Amsterdam

The empowering people. Network of the Siemens Stiftung held a workshop between 6th and 9th November 2017 for growing social enterprises in Amsterdam to further their training in the field of organisational development. Hippo Roller’s Executive Director, Grant Gibbs was amongst the 50 participants from 20 countries, including Argentina, China, Colombia, Egypt, Germany, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, …

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Return to give back: improving access to clean water in Sierra Leone

After living in the United States for over a decade, Usifu Bangura returned to Sierra Leone to reunite with his family and to do his bit in rebuilding a country still recovering from civil war. Usifu’s mother, Fatou Sankoh gave him up for adoption in 2004 after Sierra Leone’s decade-long civil war that ended in …

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