Iowa church improves water access in Malawi with Hippo Rollers

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Water access in Malawi, like most other countries in Africa, is a daily challenge faced by millions of people. Women, children and older people lift heavy buckets on their head each day and walk long distances to fetch water. This impacts heavily on their bodies, straining their body muscles, especially their backs and necks. Fortunately, several hundred of the close …

200x Hippo Water Rollers (90l) to residents of the Likasi village near Witbank, South Africa

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Yesterday, two hundred Hippo Water Rollers were handed over to the Seoding village, just outside Kuruman in the Northern Cape. The timely donation of rollers was met with much appreciation by the community as although it had rained a little, the dams were still dry and water access is limited. The 200 rollers were generously sponsored by AEL Mining, a subsidiary …

Mandela Day Hippo Roller Challenge 2015

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THE AIM To support the 67 Minutes of Community Upliftment Drive for MANDELA DAY. Why 67? The late Mr Nelson Mandela spent more than 67 years serving his community, his country and the world. The number is symbolic of how people can start to do the same – to take responsibility for changing the world into a better place, one …

Hippo rollers for Gokwe in Midlands, Zimbabwe, sponsored by Cargill & Chireya Garden Project

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In June 2014, Cargill employee Brendon de Boer ran in a 4-day marathon in The Richtersveld, a desert in north-western South Africa. The marathon entailed running through a rough and dry terrain of both desert and mountains. The purpose was to raise funds to provide a water-stressed community with Hippo Water Rollers, a 90-liter (24 gal) container specifically designed for …

Wildlands Treepreneurs with Hippo Rollers

Nedbank partners with Wildlands Conservation Trust to distribute Hippo Water Rollers in KwaZulu-Natal

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Nedbank sponsored 67 Hippo rollers through the 67.67 Hippo Water Roller Challenge in 2013. The 67.67 Challenge is an annual campaign in support of International Mandela Day. Nedbank has agreed to partner with the Wildlands Conservation Trust in KwaZulu-Natal to distribute the rollers to needy communities in line with its firm commitment to the promotion of water stewardship. The first …

Kgautswane, Limpopo: Collette Foundation, April 2013

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On the 16th of April 2013 Collette Vacations again visited South Africa to personally handover another 100 x Hippo water Rollers to community members living at Kgautswane in South Africa.Clara Masinga facilitated and coordinated the handover which left an indelible mark on the donors. The beneficiaries were so grateful to receive their own Hippo roller – at last! Thank you …

Kroonstad woman receives Hippo roller

Hippo rollers for Naledi Trust community (in Kroonstad, Free State, SA) sponsored by Bloemwater, March 2013

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Bloemwater delivered 50x Hippo rollers to the rural community of Naledi Trust near Kroonstad in the Free State, South Africa. The community took ownership of the rollers at a handover event on 5 March 2013. Great excitement and appreciation was enjoyed by all. The CEO of Bloemwater, Dr. Benjamin Malakoane was present to make a speech and explained the project …

Marapyane handover collage

Marapyane, Mpumalanga: Australian sponsor, December 2012

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Late in 2012, a family in Sydney, Australia sponsored 120 x Hippo Water Rollers to benefit the Marapyane community, a very remote and rural village in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The beneficiaries are the poorest of the poor within the community. They were carefully selected by the community and were mainly AIDS orphans and child-headed families, as well as elderly grannies …