Monthly Archives: June 2017

10 insights into Pump Aid’s latest project

Posted on: June 21, 2017

Small Charity Week comes round once a year with the aim of celebrating smaller charities which do incredible work with smaller teams and smaller budgets. Pump Aid recently won the award for International Aid and Development Charity of the year at the annual Charity Awards which aims to highlight best practice across the sector. The Charity Awards are […]

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Introducing Margaret to our team

Posted on: June 5, 2017
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Hello! My name is Margaret and I’ve recently joined the Pump Aid team as the Partnerships and New Business Manager. Some people I meet these days seem surprised that I spent most of the last 20 years trading agricultural commodities for multinational corporations. I have been really lucky to have enjoyed the opportunity of building […]

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Pump Aid Winner of 2017 Charity Awards!

Posted on: June 9, 2017
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We are delighted to reveal that Pump Aid was announced as the winner of the International Aid and Development Award at the 2017 Charity Awards this year. Our small business-led approach to improving access to water in Malawi was recognised by this prestigious programme. The Charity Awards take place each year to celebrate and highlight best […]

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Pump Aid visits the British High Commissioner in Malawi

Posted on: June 16, 2017
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On the 5th June 2017 the Pump Aid team in Malawi were lucky enough to be invited to a celebration to honour the Queen’s Birthday hosted by the British High Commissioner in Lilongwe, Malawi. Our Country Director Tiyese Zumu-Mwale attended the event with another very special guest, his daughter 11 year old Zahira who was […]

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Turning Trash into Cash

Posted on: June 19, 2017
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Author: Eva Phiri: Project Manager It’s around 10.30 in the morning and very sunny in Kachere which is one of the slums in Blantyre, the second largest city in Malawi. The waste collectors are gathered at the sanitation centre after a busy morning sorting waste at a dumpsite. Rodrick is one of these waste agents […]

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PUMP AID WINS MAJOR AWARD FOR NEW APPROACH TO ENDING WATER POVERTY

Posted on: June 13, 2017
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Full Press Release: Pump Aid has won the International Aid and Development Award at the 2017 UK Charity Awards. The London-based development charity achieved this award for their innovative small business approach to relieving water poverty in Malawi. The Charity Awards is a year-round programme to celebrate and highlight best practice across the sector. Governments […]

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Introducing Deliah Music

Posted on: June 13, 2017
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Pump Aid have recently partnered up with Deliah for the release of their new single ‘Waiting For The Rain’. We had the chance to find out more about them and why they have chosen to support Pump Aid, and we liked it so much we thought we would share it with you. Could you give […]

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