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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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