AWARD YEAR
2019
CATEGORY
Community
GOALS
Clean Water & Sanitation
KEYWORDS
product design, water, washing device
COUNTRY
South Africa
DESIGNED BY
Balungile Mahlangu
WEBSITE
http://www.globalgradshow.com/projects/water-pot/
Water Pot
a non-mechanical washing device
Water Pot is a non-mechanical washing device for residents of rural South Africa. The device provides a simple solution to the difficulties and dangers of washing by hand, such as back problems, skin irritations, water pollution and accidental drowning. The Water Pot concept is inspired by the traditional pot used to beat maize with a long stick. There is no back bending, contact with detergents and the pot is covered when in use preventing accidental drowning.