food production

DYNAPUMP hippo roller

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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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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