Zimbabwe

Fighting poverty amongst children – the Tariro House of Hope in Zimbabwe

Fighting poverty amongst children is the reason why Regina Dururu started Tariro House of Hope (THH) in 2002, just 20km east of Zimbabwe’s capital city Harare. Regina knew she could afford to buy a property to house the children, making a difference “One at a time”. She knew if she started to feed them, clothe them, and …

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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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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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Courir pour l’eau dans le Richtersveld – Comment une seule personne a changé la vie de 350 personnes en seulement 4 jours

Le Richtersveld est un désert montagneux situé à l’extrême nord-ouest de l’Afrique du Sud. Pendant la première semaine de juin 2014 a eu lieu la première course Richtersveld Wildrun™ en 4 jours, à laquelle a participé Brendon de Boer, un fervent partisan du projet Hippo Roller. « Au début, ce n’était qu’un défi personnel qui s’est rapidement transformé …

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