Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE

Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

JUST PUSHING / Water tools

JUST PUSHING

Through research, it is found that adults in Africa are currently working outside the home. Children between the ages of 10 and 16 are responsible for household chores. They need to walk 10 kilometres to fetch water, and they also have to take care of their siblings. This design is to solve the problem of long-distance transportation of water for children aged 10-16 years in Africa. By cleverly combining wheels and buckets, older children can easily transport water and take care of younger siblings. The materials used are very simple, using local waste rubber and steel pipes. The goal can be achieved through simple assembly.

University

Guangdong University of Technology

Guangdong University of Technology
Guangzhou, China

Ziyin Lin,
Guangdong University of Technology

Xinqi Wang,
Guangdong University of Technology

Zhi Li,
Guangdong University of Technology

Zonghua Lin,
Guangdong University of Technology