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PlayPumps installed and Maintained
Nov01

PlayPumps installed and Maintained

In the last three months we have installed two PlayPumps and maintained over 65 existing PlayPumps thanks to the generous support from donors. At Lehmans Drift Primary School the principal told us that they had been operating for years without piped water and were reliant on rainwater and the kids bringing bottled water from home.  Though they had an electrical pump it had been broken for many years and they could not afford to mend...

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Three new PlayPumps
Jul30

Three new PlayPumps

Vlakfontein Intermediate School in the Northern Cape is a large school with 498 boys, 458 girls and 38 educators. Their electric pump broke and they had to buy water from the municipality at a cost of R3,000 per month, which they could ill afford. Thanks to generous support from an American organization we were able to install a PlayPump at the school in July this year. The school will now have reliable water to drink, cook with, wash...

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New PlayPumps in the North West Province
May18

New PlayPumps in the North West Province

Three PlayPumps were recently installed the in the North West Province. Lekolwane Primary School has 545 learners and 15 educators. The school is in the bushveld region of the North West and there is a constant need for reliable water.  Prior to the installation of the PlayPump the school had to buy water.  This meant that the children hardly ever washed their hands because there was no spare water to do so.  Water for cooking had to...

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The fun of the PlayPump
Oct02

The fun of the PlayPump

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8axH-c3b2Cg Not only does the PlayPump provide clean drinking water, but it is also fun for the children in areas where there is little playground equipment....

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PlayPumps visited & maintained in North West Province
Jul04

PlayPumps visited & maintained in North West Province

On a recent maintenance trip to North West Province we maintained 30 PlayPump sites                               No sooner had the team completed the work on the PlayPump than the Ga Moloka Villager’s were lining up to collect much needed water for drinking and cooking. This PlayPump was installed in 2008. The smiles on the faces of the women a...

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Maintenance of our PlayPumps
Mar01

Maintenance of our PlayPumps

Play is so important to the developing child. Whether they’re climbing trees or doing some fun activities for kids fun activities for kids, play can teach a whole range of skills from working with others to important physical capabilities. That’s why the PlayPumps model integrates some of the most important elements of play with another absolutely vital resource: water. PlayPumps attempt to bring play to under resourced parts of South...

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