HappyTap is a social business that designs simple, effective handwashing solutions. We’re the company behind the world’s leading portable sink.
Accidental chemical poisonings surge as children eat hand sanitiser, and more children are showing up to hospitals with hand sanitizer in their eyes, in some cases risking blindness.
Frequent usage of hand sanitizers also increases the chance of antimicrobial resistance.
when hands are greasy or dirty - and let’s face it, children’s hands are greasy or dirty most of the time, particularly at key hand hygiene moments like after playing outside or after eating.
Soap and water are the mainstay of any hand hygiene efforts.
THE PORTABLE SINK SOLUTION
HappyTap converts hand hygiene awareness into immediate action and lasting behaviour change by making regular hand washing convenient.
Experts advise soap and water is the most effective way to eliminate germs and viruses from our hands. It also prevents the risk of children ingesting sanitiser.
The HappyTap is easy to assemble - with only 4 parts. With a built-in water tank, there’s also no need for plumbing. We’ve set up HappyTaps in over 3,000 schools in less than two weeks.
The HappyTap uses 80% less water than a standard faucet. With up to 70 thorough hand washes per refill, it helps save money on water.
For consistent hand washing, convenience is key. The HappyTap can be set up wherever hand washing is needed.
International engineering and food-grade plastic lasts at least 10 years. Five year warranty included.
Enable consistent use by everyone, from pre-school aged children up to the elderly.
Hand sanitizer is quick and convenient. But it’s dangerous, irritates skin, and isn’t a true long term solution.
Conventional sinks are great to use. But they are expensive and difficult to install everywhere needed.
Next-generation sinks can offer the best of both worlds.
The World Bank estimates that globally, COVID-19 school closures will cost students 11 to 15 trillion USD in lifetime earnings. With at least 40 million sinks missing from schools pre-COVID, there is an urgent global hand hygiene gap. HappyTap can help fill it quickly.
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The addition of the HappyTap stations means pupils and their families can feel assured that as much as possible is being done to help prevent further spread of the virus.
Before HappyTap he would never have washed hands if we didn’t make him. Now he does it by himself, every time he comes back home from playing. It’s really sunk in and I think that’s a good habit for life.
I try to avoid crowded places and I make sure I always wash my hands for more than 40 seconds. That will be easier now with HappyTap at school.
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