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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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A huge thank you to Lead Forensics

Posted on: April 4, 2018
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Did you ever think about how much fun could be had raising money for Pump Aid? Leading US/UK based software company Lead Forensics was super-excited about helping communities in Malawi to gain access to clean water and, on a warm and sunny 3rd March, found a great way of doing just that. For the ultimate team […]

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World Water Day 2018

Posted on: March 21, 2018
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This World Water Day we’ll be taking a look at the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and how our Beyond Water self-supply programme is helping Malawi achieve them. The Sustainable Development Goals are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations in 2015 to be fulfilled by 2030. We achieve lasting positive change […]

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How Pump Aid Impacts the Lives of Women and Girls

Posted on: January 5, 2018
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The current situation in Malawi is a gender divide. In the previous decade, the Millennial Developmental goals (MDGs) failed to recognise the intersection between gender and poverty. Hi, I’m Sabina and I’m currently volunteering at Pump Aid while studying International Development at university. I found the relationship between the MDGs and the risks to women and girls of […]

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It’s International Womens Day 2018!

Posted on: March 8, 2018
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Today, we celebrate the incredible women we have the honour of working with in Malawi. First up we have Maria, an area mechanic and former midwife from Kasungu! Last October, Pump Aid’s Patrick Luong visited our programmes out in Malawi, from Blantyre in the south, to the informal settlements around the capital city Lilongwe, to […]

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Pump Aid give presentation at NGO Insight 2017

Posted on: December 14, 2017
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Pump Aid’s CEO Michael Chuter joined a range of inspiring leaders in the field of international development at this year’s NGO Insight event in London, hosted by Civil Society Media. Chuter delivered a presentation describing Pump Aid’s Award winning self-supply model, designed to bring water and sanitation to some of the poorest and hardest to […]

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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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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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