It's Amazing How Many Lives You Can Save with Soap, String and Sticks [VIDEO]

The Tippy Tap is a genius hand washing device that can be built pretty much anywhere

Jun 5, 2014

Soap, matches, a candle, string, a water container, tools to dig, a nail, gravel, two y-shaped sticks and two sticks. These simple objects have the ability to save millions of lives in areas of the world where diarrheal and respiratory infections are commonplace. How exactly? Well, together they form the Tippy Tap -  a low cost, low tech, low water hand washing device suitable for areas where there is no clean water system. This video shows how easy it is to construct this live-saving device.

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