Monthly Archives: June 2016

Pump Aid is proud to be part of the UK Government’s efforts to alleviate world water poverty

Posted on: June 15, 2016

Pump Aid welcomes the recent Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) report into DFID’s work in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. Pump Aid is proud to be part of the UK government’s efforts to alleviate world water poverty. The report praises DFID’s considerable success in improving water, sanitation and hygiene for almost 63 million people. The […]

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Now for a cup of tea

Posted on: June 29, 2016
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Maria pours me a cup of hot tea. She gestures me to sit down whilst she continues getting things ready, stoking the fire, washing utensils and stacking cups. Maria’s sister walks past me with a tray of warm sweet cakes to put outside, letting them cool before packing them for the customers. They excitedly chirp […]

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Pump Aid on tour!

Posted on: June 28, 2016
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As part of our plans to raise the profile of our innovative and important work bringing water to rural and remote communities in Malawi we are planning on attending a range of events over the summer. Last weekend we visited Nizels Golf Club to demonstrate our self-supply pump at The Henry Cooper Junior Golf Masters. […]

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Valuing local and international staff equally

Posted on: June 23, 2016

Here at Pump Aid we are committed to creating a working environment with equitable pay and benefits, equality of opportunity, a diverse workforce and equal respect for each individual’s contribution to the aims, values and goals of Pump Aid. We invest considerable time and effort in creating a working environment (both in the UK and […]

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Working together for WASH in Malawi

Posted on: June 9, 2016
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In an effort to contribute towards improved access to safe and clean water as well and good sanitation for all, Pump Aid works towards partnering and networking with other WASH NGOs in Malawi who are working towards the same goal. Here are some of the highlights on some partnerships and networking activities that I have […]

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Volunteering’s a Pleasure at Pump Aid

Posted on: June 1, 2016
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I started volunteering at Pump Aid in November 2015. I already had an interest in water governance from time spent at University and I was eager to gain some first-hand experience of work within the sector. In that regards my time volunteering at Pump Aid has been fantastic. Since November 2015 I have been involved […]

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Ashley Lopez

Posted on: June 9, 2016
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Ashley Lopez is the Chief Executive Officer of Department of Coffee and Social Affairs, a fast growing independent coffee business in the UK. She is a Founding Member of the Central London Rough Sleepers Committee (CLRSC). Ashley is a Director of The Afri-CAN Charity, which provides employment and training in South Africa. She is also […]

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