Tag Archives: community

The Story of ‘My Journey’ pre-school

Posted on: May 15, 2017
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Thanks to support from our partners the children at My Journey pre-school can now look to a brighter future. Follow the story to find out more… How we discovered ‘My Journey’ pre-school There are over 9,000 pre-schools across Malawi and sadly 75% of these schools are nothing more than a shell with no access to basic […]

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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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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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Juliana’s farm: A new lease of life for workers with clean, accessible water

Posted on: July 20, 2016
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As dawn breaks over the Mphamba village, some 200 workers leave their beds to start a hard day’s work on the farm, an essential part of sustaining village life by keeping their families, homes and income stable. Since October 2015 and the arrival of two rope and washer pumps, a period of productivity, stability and […]

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Now for a cup of tea

Posted on: June 29, 2016
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Maria pours me a cup of hot tea. She gestures me to sit down whilst she continues getting things ready, stoking the fire, washing utensils and stacking cups. Maria’s sister walks past me with a tray of warm sweet cakes to put outside, letting them cool before packing them for the customers. They excitedly chirp […]

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Pump Aid on tour!

Posted on: June 28, 2016
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As part of our plans to raise the profile of our innovative and important work bringing water to rural and remote communities in Malawi we are planning on attending a range of events over the summer. Last weekend we visited Nizels Golf Club to demonstrate our self-supply pump at The Henry Cooper Junior Golf Masters. […]

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Working together for WASH in Malawi

Posted on: June 9, 2016
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In an effort to contribute towards improved access to safe and clean water as well and good sanitation for all, Pump Aid works towards partnering and networking with other WASH NGOs in Malawi who are working towards the same goal. Here are some of the highlights on some partnerships and networking activities that I have […]

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Building toilets isn’t enough

Posted on: April 10, 2015
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The last couple of weeks have been exhausting but also incredibly rewarding as we can now witness the positive outcomes of the work we have been doing. We managed to collect enough resources in Mchere to complete the building of 10 more latrines. Previously the Mchere camp had just 4 latrines shared between over 2,000 […]

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