Monthly Archives: February 2017

Self-supply: What it means and how it will change lives forever

Posted on: February 28, 2017
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What is Self-supply? Self-supply is exactly what the name suggests – you fund yourself. In the context of our work, this means individuals making improvements to their own water supplies with no financial aid from charities or governments. The products and services are usually provided by local entrepreneurs on a fully commercial basis. So people […]

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My Experience as a Fundraising Intern

Posted on: February 14, 2017
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Hi, I’m Chloe, I’m currently working at Pump Aid as a Fundraising and Administration Intern and loving it! I recently graduated from the University of Exeter after studying International Relations with French and Spanish. In my final year I had to produce a 12,000 word dissertation on anything of my choice so long as it […]

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Children lead the way with new handwashing techniques

Posted on: February 13, 2017
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Author: Mebbie Gwirima – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Pump Aid It’s often said that children’s minds are like sponges – they can soak up information so much better when they are younger. That certainly seems to be the case at the Mkwanda CBCC (Community Based Childcare Centre). Lucy Black, a care giver, has said that […]

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Charity Places for the Run Hackney Half Marathon 2017

Posted on: February 14, 2017
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UPDATE: Join the Pump Aid team and the more friends you sign up with the cheaper your registration fee. Sign up with one extra person you both receive 10% off the ticket cost, 2 more people you receive 15% reduction and if you sign up with 3 extra friends you all receive 20% off your […]

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Patrick McMahon

Posted on: February 1, 2017
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Patrick met the Pump Aid team whilst researching his dissertation in Malawi, his postgraduate course focuses on WASH in emergency and developing contexts. Patrick is currently volunteering at Pump Aid, working alongside the fundraising and programmes teams.

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Alan Duerden

Posted on: February 14, 2017

A former Financial Times journalist, Alan has over 13 years’ experience in the media and communications sector including roles at Thomson Reuters, a major multinational in the media and financial technology sector, running a PR agency in New York and senior appointments at PR agencies in the UK. For three years Alan ran his own […]

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Dave Waller

Posted on: February 14, 2017

Dave’s initial experience of the developing world came from 13 years working for Oxfam across a range of countries and intervention programmes. More recently he has worked for the Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development and the Knowledge Transfer Network. He is based in Malawi and is currently a Business Manager for CARE Malawi, […]

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Gerard Tyler

Posted on: February 14, 2017

Gerard is a Chartered Accountant and is currently Group Treasurer of Urenco Limited. For the previous seven years he was Group Treasurer at Severn Trent Water plc and, prior to that, he was a Treasury Consultant for the British Broadcasting Corporation. He has worked mainly in the UK, but also in Germany, and in addition […]

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Spencer Mahony

Posted on: February 14, 2017

From 2010 to 2016 Spencer worked at the British Embassy in Washington, D.C., where he was responsible for helping UK businesses export to the U.S. and attract US investment into the UK. From 2007 to 2010 he performed a similar role at the British Deputy High Commission in Mumbai, India and, prior to that he […]

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