Monthly Archives: July 2016

Food Insecurity in Malawi

Posted on: July 22, 2016

Author: Duncan Marsh, Director of Programmes, Pump Aid. 6.5 million people or over one third of Malawi’s population is now considered ‘food insecure’. This means that millions of families in Malawi’s predominantly rural population will be unable to provide themselves with enough food. Over the coming months this will lead to widespread malnutrition and starvation. […]

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Africa World Water Week

Posted on: July 22, 2016

This week (18th-22nd July 2016) is Africa World Water week, where representatives from governments, regional institutions, international partners, the private sector and the scientific community, have come together to discuss solutions to the clean water and adequate sanitation problem present in many African countries. Attendees hail from 100 different countries, and there has been over […]

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British 10K London Run: 10th July

Posted on: July 18, 2016

Blog Author: Emily Gait, Fundraising Coordinator at Pump Aid (third from right in the photo). Once again I was amazed by the efforts of our runners last Sunday, in the British London 10K Run. Despite the grey clouds looming over the London Eye and drizzle in the air there were still plenty of cheers from […]

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Juliana’s farm: A new lease of life for workers with clean, accessible water

Posted on: July 20, 2016
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As dawn breaks over the Mphamba village, some 200 workers leave their beds to start a hard day’s work on the farm, an essential part of sustaining village life by keeping their families, homes and income stable. Since October 2015 and the arrival of two rope and washer pumps, a period of productivity, stability and […]

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Picnic

Posted on: July 28, 2016

We’d love it if you organised a picnic for Pump Aid this summer! We are hosting our own one for staff, volunteers and supporters in London Fields. You’d be welcome to join us! It will be on 21 August at London Fields park you can find further details on our facebook event page. But of […]

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Brakes Staff Awareness Day supporting Pump Aid

Posted on: July 11, 2016

Staff at Brakes Group, the food service company, will be raising awareness and money for Pump Aid across six locations on the 18th July . It’s their opportunity to help us save lives by supporting our programmes bringing clean safe water in Africa.  Every litre of Thirsty Planet guarantees a 4p donation to Pump Aid. Together […]

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Fund twice as many water pumps this summer

Posted on: July 11, 2016

12 children under 5 die every day from a lack of access to safe water and proper toilets. Pump Aid’s rural pump building programme in Malawi is bringing clean safe water to some of the world’s most impoverished communities and saving children’s lives. UK AID is funding 50% of every water pump Pump Aid installs. […]

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