Tag Archives: Goals

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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A Malawian Christmas!

Posted on: December 22, 2017
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Pump Aid Malawi’s Monitoring and Evaluation officers Mebbie Gwirima and Henderson Kadammanja tell us what it’s like in Malawi at Christmas time! Over 80% of Malawi’s population are Christian and just like in many other parts of the world, Christmas is one of the days people always look forward to in Malawi. The Christmas frenzy in […]

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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 finalists for the Bond Innovation Award 2018!

Posted on: March 1, 2018
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The Innovation Award showcases organisations, coalitions or initiatives that are taking inventive approaches as they chart a course through a complex and changing external environment. Pump Aid were in the running for their self-supply project, detailing a better way to end water poverty in Malawi through harnessing the power of entrepreneurship. In 2017, Bond spoke to Pump […]

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Pump Aid shortlisted for Bond Innovation Award 2018

Posted on: January 1, 2018
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Pump Aid have been shortlisted for the 2018 Bond Innovation Award! The Innovation Award showcases organisations, coalitions or initiatives that are taking inventive approaches as they chart a course through a complex and changing external environment. Pump Aid are in the running for their self-supply project, detailing a better way to end water poverty in Malawi through harnessing […]

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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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The AidEx Innovation Challenge Award

Posted on: November 15, 2017
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Pump Aid were one of four finalists in the AidEx Innovation Challenge 2017 in Brussels today for Rainmaker, their irrigation pump and accompanying delivery system, alongside WeatherHYDE by BillionBricks and E’CHLO BY Photalia. The AidEx Innovation Challenge is an exciting opportunity for those with a unique idea to help others. The award is open to design agencies, […]

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World Toilet Day 2017: We need to talk about poo…

Posted on: November 15, 2017
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– Did you know that Human poo is around 75% water? The rest is made up from solid matter, from indigestible food, fats and dead bacteria. Source – About 100 to 250 grams (3 to 8 ounces) of faeces are excreted by a human adult daily. Source – Cell debris shed from the mucous membrane of the […]

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LUPPEN Urban Heroes

Posted on: October 1, 2017
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In celebration of #UrbanOctober we are delighted to share with you a profile on our partner, Malawian Grassroots organisation LUPPEN (Lilongwe Urban Poor Peoples Network).  LUPPEN was established in order to strengthen the voices of urban poor residents in Lilongwe to demand improved living conditions and enable them to actively participate in the development of their city. It currently has […]

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