New PlayPumps & Maintenance 2020
Jul29

New PlayPumps & Maintenance 2020

COVID 19 has made it even more imperative that we install new PlayPumps and maintain our existing 900+ PlayPumps. Just before lockdown we maintained 8 PlayPumps in Limpopo, North West and Mpumalanga, so the learners have water to drink, and most importantly water to wash hands when schools re-open. During May and June we visited another 21 schools and communities and maintained their PlayPumps and are just about to go to KwaZulu...

Read More
Maintenance and installations
Dec05

Maintenance and installations

We recently installed a PlayPump at Ntsoanatsatsi Edu Care Trust in the Free State  The Trust teaches adults to grown vegetables, but also looks after 300 vunerable children. Ruth Butcher, from Mama’s Allicance, who bought the Trust’s water problems to our attention, has told us that after the PlayPump was installed that “the children cannot get enough of the PlayPump” and what a difference it has made. We also...

Read More
Three new PlayPumps installed
Aug12

Three new PlayPumps installed

We installed a PlayPump at Ntsoanatsatsi Educare Trust in the Free State. They originally started to help uneducated adults to learn to grow vegetables and start their own sustainable vegetable gardens, but now they also look after about 300 children and 15 educators. They needed water for the children to drink, so they can cook them meals, washing of hands, cleaning classrooms and the growing of the vegetables. The cooks were...

Read More
Visit to Day Care Center
Jun28

Visit to Day Care Center

We visited Vumatsepanang Day Care Center near Soshunguve.  The PlayPump was installed in 2001 and is still used by the Center and the local community living close by.  The owner, Pat, mentions in the video that the children no longer get sick, thanks to the PlayPump, whereas before, they often were sick from the bad water they were drinking. This little one had come with her mother to collect water. The Day Care Center has problems...

Read More
2018 report
Mar29

2018 report

ROUNDABOUT WATER SOLUTIONS REPORT 2018 In 2018 Roundabout Water Solutions installed 18 new PlayPumps at rural schools in South Africa. The majority of these schools reported that their schools had been without reliable water for months, if not years. They could not afford to mend their broken pumps or pay for the electricity and they were very keen to have a PlayPump. In July 2018 we installed a PlayPump at Vlakfontein Intermediate...

Read More
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...

Read More