supporters Former Pres. Nelson Mandela (photo, right)
Nobel Peace Prize Winner expressed his support for the Hippo Water Roller: “A personal appeal is made to your organization to actively support a national project which will positively change the lives of millions of our fellow South Africans.” We were privileged to meet Mr. Nelson Mandela on two occasions and to gain his endorsement and support for the Hippo roller.
Sue Devitt Beauty - www.suedevittbeauty.com. The generosity of nature creates inspiration for beauty. We can follow its example in creating beauty through generosity. I chose to support the Hippo Water Roller program as it is such an effective way to improve the African people’s quality of life." - Sue Devitt Beauty.
Project H Design - www.projecthdesign.org. Emily Pilloton, an active supporter of the Hippo Water Roller, conducted a fundraising campaign and then travelled to South Africa to personally hand them out. Emily often refers to the roller in her presentations and features the Hippo Water Roller in her book: “Design Revolution – 100 Products that are changing people’s lives."
The San Francisco Chapter of Engineers Without Borders - www.ewb-sfp.org/atdt. Engineers Without Borders combined their talents and efforts to redesign the Hippo roller for improved shipping efficiency. The objective is to ship more rollers to other countries more cost effectively.
corporates Numerous large corporates continue to partner with the Hippo Water Roller Project:
ngo's The activities of many NGO’s, operating in rural communities, are often frustrated and constrained in their effectiveness due to a lack of water. Numerous NGO’s are finding the appropriate technology of the Hippo water roller very valuable in supporting the aims and objectives of their own organisation.