Kenyans in rural areas are taking innovation to the next level, as health experts from all over the world maintain washing hands with soap is the number one coronavirus prevention measure, Kenyans who cannot afford water dispensers and taps have repurposed the tippy tap innovation.
The tippy tap device is operated by foot. It is designed to dispense flowing water in small amounts for washing hands.
Due to the coronavirus, the innovation now includes liquid detergent dispensation. see video below:
Genius if you ask me pic.twitter.com/esWLG7EHvO
— Franje (@oaksupreme_) April 18, 2020
The technology has gained popularity in rural areas in Kenya and is helping rural communities practice good hygiene (handwashing with water and soap) in the fight against the pandemic