Monthly Archives: August 2016

Malawi Food Crisis

Posted on: August 11, 2016

The El Nino continues to have a devastating effect on the developing world. Malawi is one country that is struggling to cope with its effects with nearly 3 million people facing a food shortage. Lack of rains have resulted in crop failure making this year’s harvest – which typically takes place in March and April […]

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Top Ministry of Water Officials Visit our Self Supply project

Posted on: August 4, 2016
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On Tuesday 13th July, Pump Aid led a delegation from the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Agriculture, to visit the sites of its self-supply pilot project in Kasungu District, Malawi. Each of the delegates was given a brief summary of the project so far which you can read the Project Description and Key Findings shared with officials. […]

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Brakes Awareness Day a success!

Posted on: August 3, 2016

On Monday 18th July the staff of Brakes Group took part in the first #BrakesAwarenessDay across six locations from Glasgow to Kent. Staff were invited to dress in blue, take part in a bake sale and carry a bucket of water 200 meters all in aid of Pump Aid. Not only did this day provide […]

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Let’s dig whilst it’s still dry

Posted on: August 23, 2016

In Malawi there are over 9,000 childcare centres supporting under 5’s but over three quarters of these have no access to clean water or decent toilets. Pump Aid is crowdfunding to raise enough funds to provide Mng’ona preschool and the surrounding village with access to clean water, sanitation and lessons in hygiene behaviour. But first, […]

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In the line of duty: Monitoring and Evaluation

Posted on: August 24, 2016
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Author: Henderson Kadammanja ‘We are so grateful that you were here, this activity has been enlightening and a great reminder to us on our responsibility towards good sanitation and hygiene practices,’ goes the familiar remark towards the end of each and every Project Verification Form (PVF) admin session! It does not end there as people […]

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