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Kickstart MoneyMaker Hip Pump

The MoneyMaker Hip Pump was developed to create a lower cost and lighter weight, portable pump. Sold in a bundle together with the hose pipes required, it is very light and can irrigate one acre and can pull water from 7 meters and push water an additional 14 meters above the pump.

Kickstart MoneyMaker Hip Pump

Primary Function: To increase crop yield through use of pumps for irrigation.

Targeted Beneficiaries: Entrepreneurial farmers.

Need Addressed: Water retrieval and crop irrigation.

Uniqueness: By attaching a “Hand Pump” to a hinged platform (simple pivot hinge), KickStart has changed the body mechanics-- allowing users to use their leg, body weight, and momentum, rather than the small muscles of the upper back and shoulders. This allows the pump be easily used to irrigate an acre or more.

Dimensions: an draw water up from 23 feet (7m) and has a total pumping head of 46 feet (14m). It can be used to irrigate up to 1 acre of land.

User Requirements: A water source: hand-dug wells, rivers, streams, lakes and ponds.

Resources: http://kickstart.org/products/moneymaker-hip-pump/

Approximate Cost: $70.00 - for purchasing information contact exportsales@kickstart.org.

Kickstart MoneyMaker Hip Pump

Geographic Coverage: Kenya, Tanzania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Zambia,Burundi, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Malawi, and Uganda.

Distributor: KickStart International

Primary Contacts: info@kickstart.org

Languages Spoken: English

Phone Number: 1 (415) 346-4820

Physical Address: KickStart International, 2435 Polk Street, Suite 20, San Francisco, CA, 94109-1600.

Website: http://www.kickstart.org/

Other Information and Links: http://www.facebook.com/KickStartInternational

Kickstart MoneyMaker Hip Pump

The MoneyMaker Hip Pump was developed to create a lower cost and lighter weight, portable pump. Sold in a bundle together with the hose pipes required, it is very light and can irrigate one acre and can pull water from 7 meters and push water an additional 14 meters above the pump.

A Community Enterprise Solutions Group Resource | 2012