- Water trolley
Water trolley for Sub-Saharian Africa, made of old car tires.
- Nearly a billion, 884 million people do not have access to clean and safe water. 37% of those people live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Those people live many kilometres from a reliable source of water, leaving them vulnerable to cholera, dysentery and other water born deseases.
- In much of the world, women and girls are traditionally responsible for domestic water supply. In Sub-Saharan Africa work of carrying heavy containers with water is mainly done by women and children. This labour causes many neck and spine injuries.
- Main purpose – to ease the burden of carrying cleanwater.
Other purposes – to leave women free to do other important work, prevent from health problems caused by carrying heavy loads.
- Water trolley is a solution proposal for sub-Saharan regions of Africa, where is a problem with access to water.
- Use minimum of materials
- Use of locally available materials
- Use of recycled tires
- Possibility of using wood from old pallets, or any other material with similar properties
- Transportation of two jerry cans (20l capacity each)
- Possible parts, materials needed to build the trolley: