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Can better access to water aid women’s rights in Africa?

Improving water accessibility – and fixing the gender imbalance connected with water collection – could improve the education and productivity of women and girls in 24 sub-Saharan African countries. Here a woman near Luphisi, South Africa, uses a Hippo Roller to collect water. She used to carry water on her head for more than a …

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Hipporoller Race – Womens Day 2013

The Hippo Water Roller Project celebrated Women’s Day 2013 on Friday, August 09 at the Pretoria Botanical Gardens with Dads-in-the-Picture, and the Emperors Motorcycle Club. We hosted a few races using standard buckets and Hippo Water Rollers (pink rollers in support of Women’s day). The race comprised participants to fill buckets of water at point …

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A visit to Maleng-Agok, South Sudan in 2010 to evaluate the use of Hippo rollers

In December 2010, we travelled to Maleng-Agok in South Sudan to see first-hand the impact the 175 Hippo rollers made on the community which we handed over to them eight months earlier . This evaluation trip was made possible through more generosity from the same Australian donors who sponsored the rollers. We met again with …

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