Images A collection of Hippo Roller FlickR albums displayed on our website. Image Galleries » Rietfontein, Free State: Bloemwater, Nov 2012Bloemwater-Rietfontein23The gravel road to Rietfontein village 90km outside BloemfonteinBloemwater-Rietfontein22The Nkhabele Primary School at Rietfontein Village, Thaba 'Nchu in the Free State province of South AfricaBloemwater-Rietfontein21100 Hippo water rollers are off-loaded and assembledBloemwater-Rietfontein20A small demo model of the Hippo water roller next to branded still water bottles of BloemwaterBloemwater-Rietfontein19Elderly man with his new Hippo water rollerBloemwater-Rietfontein18A woman walks away with her water roller while fellow residents wait for their turnBloemwater-Rietfontein26The handover event is concluded with the singing of the national anthem, Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrikaBloemwater-Rietfontein25Rietfontein residents return home with the new Hippo water rollersBloemwater-Rietfontein24Rietfontein residents return home with the new Hippo water rollersBloemwater-Rietfontein16Gorgeous little girl with their new (empty) Hippo rollerBloemwater-Rietfontein15Residents of the Rietfontein village take their new Hippo rollers homeBloemwater-Rietfontein14A mother wih her baby on her back tests the Hippo rollerBloemwater-Rietfontein13Opening the lid was difficult at first, because the roller was still new.Bloemwater-Rietfontein12Filling the roller for the first at Rietfontein's only tap and water point for the last 20-30 years.Bloemwater-Rietfontein11A Mother and her baby can now get 5x times more water and without having to carry a bucket on her headBloemwater-Rietfontein10A local donkey car was the only local vehicle at the Hippo roller handover. Seems like this car will be able to transport 2x rollers at a time.Bloemwater-Rietfontein09A mini-roller and branded still water bottles provided by Bloemwater.Bloemwater-Rietfontein08An elderly woman takes ownership of her new Hippo water roller.Bloemwater-Rietfontein07A young mother and her baby with their new Hippo roller.Bloemwater-Rietfontein06Members of the Rietfontein community outside Thaba 'Nchu stand in line to receive their new Hippo water rollers.Bloemwater-Rietfontein05Dr. Bennie Malakoane, CEO of Bloemwater, and a local elder of the Rietfontein community handing out Hippo rollers to the community.Bloemwater-Rietfontein04100 Hippo rollers ready to be handed over to the Rietfontein communityBloemwater-Rietfontein03The Rietfontein handover in November 2012 was the second batch of 100 rollers sponsored by Bloemwater in 2012Bloemwater-Rietfontein02The Rietfontein community and local school children listen to the speeches of representatives of Bloemwater, the Hippo Water Roller Project and their local leadersBloemwater-Rietfontein01Dr. Bennie Malakoane, the CEO of Bloemwater, relates how he was first introduced in March 2012 to the Hippo water roller at the World Water Forum in France.