Corporate Investment

Helping smallholder and informal communities improve access to water, food security and income generation with the Hippo Water Roller and related products is a proven way to fulfil social responsibility objectives.
Improving access to has never been this easy.

Partner with us and make a difference by helping undeveloped communities improve their access to water for immediate benefits and tangible results.

‘after the Hippo rollers, our lives changed’Clara Masinga, CNN International 1996

Corporate partners and sponsors of the Hippo Roller include:


Small, medium & large NGO’s and development stakeholders involved in health, water, sanitation, food security and social or small enterprise development.

  • Africa Foundation
  • Operation Hunger
  • UN – World Food Programme
  • YouthZones South Africa


Corporate Social Investment CSI/CSR alliances with a focus on assisting communities neighbouring their operations and building public relations with their consumers.

  • AECI
  • Cargill Zambia, Mozambique
  • Collette Vacations
  • Nedbank Foundation
  • Vodacom Foundation


Governments, local and national, who use the Hippo roller as a tool for areas that lack water supply infrastructure or for disaster management emergencies.

  • Bloem Water
  • Department of Rural Development & Land Reform


Financial institutions and Community Based Organisations (CBO’s) for micro-financing & community saving societies to enable individuals to purchase directly.

  • Carlos Morgado Foundation (Mozambique)
  • Khulumani Support Group

Branding and Advertising

Its international reputation has enabled the Hippo Water Roller Project to develop a business model that attracts corporate sponsorship, as the Hippo Water Roller can be branded with a company logo and manufactured in a matching drum colour. Branding can also be extended to the canvas top of the Hippo Spaza.

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Celebrating 25 YEARS

Helping communities to improve access to water –
90 litres at a time.