Tag Archives: Lilongwe

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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Update on our Comic Relief Urban WASH Programme

Posted on: August 16, 2017
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Recently Comic Relief visited our urban programme for the first time to see the sites and meet our entrepreneurs. We’re pleased to share with you their feedback from their report. Our Comic Relief supported urban programme began in September 2015 and encourages local entrepreneurs to develop waste disposal and recycling businesses and promote the sale […]

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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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