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Ingenious Hippo Water Roller is improving access to water in Africa

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Ingenious Hippo Water Roller is improving access to water in Africa

In some rural parts of Africa, people, especially women and children spend up to 26% of their time fetching water for drinking and cooking, washing and other needs. The images of women carrying water jars on their heads are a traditional postcard of Africa, but these people, in addition to wasting a lot of time on this daily struggle, often suffer from long-term injuries due to the heavy load carried inappropriately.

Two African engineers have developed an invention that is changing this reality, and has been improving millions of lives since it was first established in 1994. 

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