One of the advantages of the SkyHydrant we use for ‘Safe Water for Every Child’ and ‘Smart Aid’ is that the units weigh less than 20Kg.
This means that when our volunteers are flying out for an installation they can take at least one SkyHydrant as checked baggage, when they restrict their personal gear to a carry on bag.
High status frequent flyers can often take 2 units.
This saves Disaster Aid Australia money which can then be spent on more aid.
In a disaster response it also saves time getting safe water to where it is needed.
Recently staff from one of our supporters, Calmar Corps, were visiting the Philipines and offered to take 2 SkyHydrants with them to be delivered to Cagayan de Oro on the island of Mindanao.
The two SkyHydrants travelled from Melbourne to Sydney and then Manila.
They then ‘visited’ several locations including spending a few days relaxing poolside at Villa Kasadya (see photograph).
After their ‘holiday’ they were handed over to our Philippine partner Balay Mindanaw who will ensure they are delivered to a location in the region around Marawi.
If you are traveling to the Philippines, or Bhutan, you may be able to help us be delivering a Skyhydrant. . . . . . but there is no need to take them to the pool!
Are you interested in helping us? . . . . . Contact Jan at firstname.lastname@example.org and she will see if we can find you a ‘travelling companion’.