How free water in Britain could help hydrate Africa

Story highlights

  • Edwin Broni-Mensah launched GiveMeTap -- a free water refill network in the UK
  • The project also sells water bottles, with profits funding water projects in Africa
  • Water projects have so far been constructed in Namibia, Malawi and Ghana
His ambition was to get a six-pack before he turned 25 years old. With just nine months to go, time was running out.
In his quest for a healthier lifestyle, Edwin Broni-Mensah embarked on a grueling fitness regime requiring him to consume four to five liters of water a day. And from this sparked an an idea that could improve access to water not just in the his native UK, but also 4,000 miles away in Ghana.
"(Britain has) some of the best water in the world. And yet