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2005

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2016

2020

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MoneyMaker Hip Pump, 2005

This is a Project. It was designed by Martin Fisher, Alan Spybey, Mohamed Swaleh, and Frederick Obudho and manufactured by KickStart International. It is dated 2005. Its medium is mild steel, pvc, hdpe (high-density polyethylene).

The MoneyMaker Hip Pump is a lightweight, easy-to-use pressure pump that can irrigate three-quarter acre over an eight-hour period, pulling water from a depth of six meters and lifting it above the water source. On average, users of the Hip Pump have increased their net farm income by over $125, tripling their initial investment of $34 after three or four months. According to KickStart, micro-irrigation products such as the Hip Pump are among the quickest and most cost-effective ways to help people out of poverty.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 81.3 × 35.6 × 68.6 cm (32 × 14 × 27 in.)

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