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Running 40 marathons in 40 days to promote access to water

It’s amazing what people do to raise awareness about the global water crisis and to promote access to water.  Mena Guli quit her corporate job in 2012 to set up water advocacy charity Thirst. She is now running 40 marathons in 40 days to promote access to water. “The point of all of this is …

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Welcome to the Za-na Junior Boxing Academy Hippo Roller Fundraising page

Every day, the students of the Za-na Junior Boxing Academy and their families struggle to access water. Water wells are poorly distributed in their community, forcing children and woman to walk long distances and carry multiple buckets of water for their daily consumption. “We want to change this. Our goal is to facilitate this commute …

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Running for Water in the Richtersveld – How one person changed the lives of 350 people in just 4 days

The Richtersveld is a mountainous desert landscape in the north-western corner of South Africa. During the 1st week of June 2014 the inaugural 4 day Richtersveld Wildrun™ was held and Brendon de Boer, a staunch supporter of the Hippo Water Roller Project, took part in the race. “Initially it was just a personal challenge which …

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Safmarine – Herculas Day

Safmarine Container Lines has been supporting under-priviliged communities since the early 1990’s. In 2009 on “Herculas Day” in Belguim, Safmarine organized a fundraiser for the Hippo Water Roller Project.