Tag Archives: WASH

15th National Agricultural Fair – Malawi

Posted on: October 5, 2018
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The National Agricultural Fair that took place between the 12th and 15th of September 2018 was a very insightful experience for us at Pump Aid. It was organised by the Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) and the Ministry of Agriculture amongst others; and it involved over 150 organisations, and included top […]

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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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The British Water International Conference

Posted on: October 4, 2017
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British Water are delighted to be hosting, yet again, its highly regarded International Conference on Friday 13th October at Ironmongers’ Hall, London. This year the conference will be supported by UK Export Finance (UKEF) where you will be able to hear first-hand from UKEF’s Chief Executive, Louis Taylor. The conference is your chance to get […]

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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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Children lead the way with new handwashing techniques

Posted on: February 13, 2017
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Author: Mebbie Gwirima – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Pump Aid It’s often said that children’s minds are like sponges – they can soak up information so much better when they are younger. That certainly seems to be the case at the Mkwanda CBCC (Community Based Childcare Centre). Lucy Black, a care giver, has said that […]

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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 Expands Pre-school Programme

Posted on: August 16, 2017
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Thanks to the support of International Rotary we are delighted to report a major expansion of our pre-school WASH programme, with work to build water points and child-friendly latrines in eleven pre-schools in Central Malawi starting this month. In August 2014, Derek McRae of Inverness Culloden Rotary Club (a major supporter of Pump Aid who, […]

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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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Story: Madalo can achieve her dream

Posted on: June 29, 2015
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“I wish there were nursery schools in my village where my young brother Hastings and the rest of children of his age would go…WASH project has helped me stay well and it means I can now go to school and be with my friends.” Madalo, 9.

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