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In rural regions of India, women walk 1-2 miles a day, carrying water on their heads. Overtime, the physical and health burdens of water collection trap families in a vicious cycle of poverty.

And we’re on a mission to ease this burden.

THE ROLLING SOLUTION

THE WATER WHEEL

The Water Wheel, designed by Wello, is a large, round water drum that is fitted with handles so it can be rolled along the ground with ease.

These round containers enable water collectors to roll liquid from wells rather than carry it on their heads. It can hold up to five times more water than a single bucket.

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THE ROLLING SOLUTION

THE WATER WHEEL

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The Water Wheel, designed by Wello, is a large, round water drum that is fitted with handles so it can be rolled along the ground with ease.

These round containers enable water collectors to roll liquid from wells rather than carry it on their heads. It can hold up to five times more water than a single bucket.

#LETSROLL

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Durga's Story

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AGE: 18 | LOCATION: DHAUR, INDIA

Durga, a young lady walks up to 1.5km every day in peak heat to collect water from a well.

“Due to the drought in our village, we have to go as far as 1.5km carrying 10kg buckets on our head"
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Children should be flying kites, not carrying heavy water for miles every day in 40°C heat.

Women and girls have better things to do with their time, such as work and education. The Water Wheel can carry five times more water than a pail, meaning children no longer need to be involved in carrying water.

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IMPROVED ACCESS WITH 50% MORE WATER

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BETTER HEALTH DUE TO REDUCED HEAD LOADING

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MORE PRODUCTIVE AS TIME SPENT ON COLLECTION HALVED

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Alexis Kings are a British rock band from London, UK. They started making music in 2015, influenced by bands such as The Rolling Stones and Oasis as well as Hip Hop. Their sound has a classic rock feel with hints of urban influences.

During the event, people enjoyed Alexis Kings, tractor rides, fresh local fruit, and the eco-friendly celebration of Holi. Smaller children from the village were also given gifts and ice cream during the event.

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23 June 2019

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21 November 2019

Second batch of wheels have now arrived
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4 June 2020

COVID-19: Masking Inequality  
Read more...

6 May 2020

Why I started WOW
Read more...

28 April 2020

Washing hands is a luxury for over 80% rural Indian households that don’t get tap water
Read more...

28 April 2020

Handwashing helps stop COVID-19. But in India, water is scarce
Read more...

24 April 2020

5 third-world struggles that people from developed countries take for granted
Read more...

22 April 2020

Shaz Memon vows to change lives for 1 million girls in rural India
Read more...

20 April 2020

Times of India: Wheels of Change: making carrying water easy
Read more...

14 February 2020

Partnership with British Rock Band ALEXIS KINGS
Read more...

23 June 2019

First wheel delivery to a little village called Dhaur
Read more...

21 November 2019

Second batch of wheels have now arrived
Read more...
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SHAZ MEMON

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I want to make a difference for at least 1 million families. My team will personally be delivering the wheels to families in need. Who is with me?

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We’re raising £50,000 to ease the burden on females as young as 7 years old who have to walk miles in the blazing heat to transport water in order to survive.

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