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How Pump Aid supports development and the environment

Posted on: August 27, 2018
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World Water Week is the annual focal point to discuss the globe’s water issues.  This year (26th to 31st August 2018), the focus is on the link between ecosystems, human development and water. Building on the UN theme for World Water Day earlier this year, ‘nature-based solutions’, World Water Week 2018 aims to cast light on […]

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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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