featuring Nonprofits across Southern Africa

Hippo Roller Foundation

Hippo Roller Foundation
  • Please list links to your Website and Social Media Platforms here:

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  • Describe in detail what your Organisation does:

Simple ideas. Changing lives.

Changing lives. Turning time spent into time saved. Turning problems into potential. Unlocking education, independence and improved health around the world.

Hippo Roller improves access to water for women, children and communities through last mile, mobile infrastructure, helping them move from dependence to self-sufficiency.

  • How long has your Organisation been operational?

21 years

  • In your opinion, what has been the most challenging aspect of running your Organisation?

Managing cash-flows, through consistent income streams.
Visibility in a ‘noisy’ world.

  • Describe your Nonprofit Journey in three words:

Simple ideas. Changing lives.

  • Do you collaborate with other Causes? If yes, would you like to mention them?

Hippo Roller has worked with many partners over the years, all of whom play an integral role in its success, visibility and sustainability. These include Operation Hunger, YouthZones, JAM South Africa, World Vision, Rotary, Africa Foundation, Food & Trees for Africa and more.

  • If you had one Organisation wish, what would it be?

Sustainable, scalable growth.

  • In your opinion, which skills do Nonprofits in your Country lack?

Collaborative access to networks (both infrastructure networks and funding networks).

  • Looking back at your Cause Journey, what advice would you give a newbie Organisation?

Know your ‘why?’
Partner strategically.
Don’t be a ‘busy fool’ (or in sporting terms, ‘bat smart’).
Tell your story.
Execute well.

  • If you could change one thing about the Nonprofit Landscape, what would it be?

Improve the network opportunities betweens Nonprofits and potential funders and partners. There is still a major gap between them.

  • Which Cause achievement are you most proud of? Feel free to elaborate on why and include any links:

Changing lives. It is what ‘gets us up in the morning.’

  • Last question, if your friends had to describe your Organisation in three words, which would they use?

Simple ideas. Changing lives.

(Because that the brand identity we live, repeat, and share).



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