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No more water containers on our heads – Hippo Rollers make access to water easier

Women traditionally carry heavy water containers on their heads to collect water for daily use. Ma Masingita Maluleka in Limpopo now collects her water with a Hippo Roller and it changed her life for the better. “Sometimes, when we can’t borrow a wheelbarrow, we carry the water containers on our heads,” says Ma Masingita Maluleka. …

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Iowa church improves water access in Malawi with Hippo Rollers

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, …

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

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 …

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Richtersveld Wildrun, De Hoop to Sendelingsdrif, Northern Cape, South Africa on 6th June 2014

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

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 …

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Wildlands Treepreneurs with Hippo Rollers

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

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 …

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Kgautswane, Limpopo: Collette Foundation, April 2013

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 …

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