Friday, September 26, 2008

Simple Solutions to Ending Poverty - The Hippo

Hurray for the Hippo! For 1 in 6 people on the planet, access to water requires hard work: hours of walking, waiting in line and heavy lifting. The Hippo Water Roller is a tool designed to transport water more easily and efficiently. It carries 24-gallons of water (5 times the amount possible using traditional methods). A full Hippo contains 200lbs (90 kg) of water, but because the weight is on the ground, it only feels like 22lbs (10kg). Learn more about the Hippo at