Monthly Archives: May 2018

Agriculture in Mchinji Village

Posted on: May 21, 2018
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On the 3rd of November 2017 we went to the village of Mchinji to have a look at agriculture in the village. We met a farmer called Kambale who is 47 years old. He has been winter cropping for 7 years and using the rope and washer pump since he bought it in August. Prior […]

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Pump Aid shortlisted for FT/IFC Award

Posted on: May 23, 2018
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Pump Aid has been shortlisted for the 2018 FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards for Achievement in Sustainable Development: Education, Knowledge and Skills. Our Beyond Water self-supply programme helps to create and grow small businesses in Malawi that build, sell, maintain and repair water pumps and wells. In addition to water and sanitation for domestic clients, these […]

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Eileen Fisher supports Pump Aid for Earth Month

Posted on: May 23, 2018
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Pump Aid was delighted to partner with women’s luxury clothing designer and retailer Eileen Fisher during Earth Month 2018 to raise awareness about the lack of access to safe drinking water in Malawi and the way in which Pump Aid’s Beyond Water programme is challenging the status quo. Materials promoting Pump Aid were on display […]

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What is your retirement project?

Posted on: May 23, 2018
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When Martyn Speight retired from his job as a water engineer in 2012, he had no intention of putting his feet up! On the contrary, he set up Fair Water Connections – an association to help advance water supply competition on new housing sites. Since then he has been working with contractors in the water […]

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