Yamoyo – anti-diarrhoea kit (1985 – 2012)
Vacuum formed rPET (80% recycled) plus the components: Oral Rehydration Salts, Zinc supplements, Soap and instructions. NOTE: the packaging is an integral part of the kit acting as a measure, a storage device, a cup and potentially a device for sterilising the water used through SODIS (Solar water disinfection).
ColaLife – the organisation behind the Kit Yamoyo- is working with Coca-Cola and a bottling partner (SABMiller) to use its distribution channels in developing countries to carry ‘social products’ such as oral rehydration salts, high-dose vitamin A, water purification tablets, or whatever else is required in a particular locality to save lives, particularly children’s lives. You can buy a Coca-Cola virtually anywhere in developing countries but in these same places 1 in 5 children die before their 5th birthday from simple preventable cause like dehydration from diarrhoea.