Monthly Archives: March 2017

Water #MeansToMe: No more water ‘nightmares’

Posted on: March 22, 2017
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[Interviewed by Fred Mtendere – Pump Aid’s Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in Malawi] Charles, 56 years old tells us how much his life has changed since his community purchased a water pump from a Pump Aid entrepreneur. Pump Aid’s Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Fred recently had the opportunity to ask him a few questions of […]

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Water #meanstome: Serving my community and family

Posted on: March 16, 2017
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[Interviewed by Fred Mtendere – Pump Aid’s Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in Malawi] Maria, 45 years old is one of Pump Aid’s first female Pump Mechanics taking part in our self-Supply Programme. Pump Aid’s Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Fred recently had the opportunity to ask her a few questions of her experience so far… Fred: […]

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Water #meanstome: Increased Crop and Happy workers

Posted on: March 9, 2017
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In this blog, we’d like to introduce you to Otamile Banda. He’s a businessman who recently invested in a pump from one of our entrepreneurs, and we asked him what he thought of Self-supply having directly benefitted from it himself. Here’s what he had to say: ‘Since I own a garden area where I grow […]

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Water #meanstome: The ability to provide for my family

Posted on: March 3, 2017
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You’ve probably read our Self-Supply blog already, if not, click here to read it! If so, you’ll know all about our pilot project in Kasangu where we trained 25 entrepreneurs to install household pumps in their local areas. Today we’d like to introduce you to one of our entrepreneurs, Chifumu Kapereke. Kapereke is 51, and […]

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Water #meanstome: A better future for women and girls

Posted on: March 8, 2017
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To honour International Women’s Day today (8th March) this blog is all about the role of women in the areas in which we work in Malawi. Lots of research has shown that women suffer more than men in three main areas as a direct consequence of having no access to clean water. But don’t worry – […]

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Big Give: Project Completion

Posted on: March 30, 2017

It’s been a busy few months since we finished our Big Give Campaign in December and we’ve got a lot to tell you about how your generosity has been making a huge difference across Malawi! With the help of your donations and along with funding from the UK Government, three villages now have elephant pumps. […]

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World Water Day 2017: Water #MeansToMe

Posted on: March 1, 2017

Thank you for everyone’s support for World Water Day. We managed to reach over 100,000 people with our online wave which has helped share our new project across the world. Well done for everyone’s entries for our Photo Competition ‘What Water #MeansToMe’.  We’re pleased to announce the winner of our competition to be Malumbo Simwaka. […]

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Join Pump Aid for the British 10K Run 2017

Posted on: March 8, 2017
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*** Competition Time! *** We are giving away FREE Hydrate M8 bottles to the first 4 people who sign up to this race! Fill in the online form below to claim your prize! For the second year running Pump Aid is fortunate to have places for the popular British 10K Virgin run. Pass iconic London […]

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Save the Date! Tuesday 28th March: World Water Day Comedy Event

Posted on: March 16, 2017
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After the success of our last comedy evening, we are back due to popular demand! Join us for our comedy fundraiser at the Strongroom Bar in East London for an evening of four amazing acts and a fantastic raffle. All funds raised will help communities have better access to clean water in Malawi. The evening […]

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