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Bishop’s Pump

16th March 2018: Rose Reported:   [vc_column_text el_class="indent-message"] Boss, We went to the Bishop's  with Alfred and Benjamin for two reasons: to measure the well dug to find 21 metres deep. Next week we will install one of our pumps to see how it works at 21 meters Secondly I went to...

Upskilling

9th March 2018: It is our intention that ALL our staff learn to type and learn about the basics on Word, Excel and emailing. Here are Prominence and Fatima updating the pump installation database. Regularly when people come looking for jobs we offer them a chance to learn...

pump for 122 Families

25th February, 2018: They have never thought of having a pump in the village. People have been drinking unsafe water from open wells and rivers for many years. This time WfZ team have installed a pump in the village, so many people are happy and thankful for the...

Lazaro new pump

24th February, 2018: Open wells are sources of water in this area. People drink unsafe water from this source. This causes them to be suffering from waterborne diseases like diarrhoea. Now people are extremely happy for the donation of clean and safe water. The other problem is that,...

Introduction to a new area

23rd February 2018: A report from Miriam, Head of Preschools   [vc_column_text el_class="indent-message"] PEOPLE  PRESENT: Senior GVH Mkumbira, Kamwadi CBO members, Mbanase CBO,  Parents, caregivers, youths, and Wells for Zoë team leaders in Forestry, Water and Preschools. INTRODUCTION Mbanase CBO started in 1995 with the main aim to assist the people with HIV...

Water Smiles Miles from everywhere

20th February, 2018: A river and open wells were sources of water in this area for many years. People have been suffering from waterborne diseases for so long due to drinking of unsafe water. Now as WfZ team have installed a pump in the area, many people were...

250 Families out of Danger

20th February, 2018: This is not a new area for WfZ to install pumps. The area is very big and they have few pumps  so they are  still more digging more wells so that we can fix pumps for them. This will help them for everyone to be drinking...

Communities driving their own development

It now seems like a lifetime ago since we took a crazy decision to try and do something about the state of clean water for the poorest, in Malawi, in 2005. We thought that maybe 50 pumps would relieve our shame at the attempts of the...

On track to have 500 pumps installed this year

Here we have Chrissie working the chop saw.  She's holding the fort for the boys and making sure the show is still on the road. We are on track to  having 500 pumps installed by the end of 2017, bringing clean and safe drinking water...

An offering of cassava from a village Gogo

In a country as poor as Malawi, there isn't much greater a gift than to be presented with food. This village gogo offered us the warmest welcome when we arrived, and sped down the steep slope to the well with an agility that would con...

Tank

12th November 2107: Having just bored a well to accommodate a solar pump we now needed a tank for storage, so we pursued our favourite builder, Peter Zulu to come and build it and then progress to some more building work we needed. The pump first pumps...

A solar powered water pump for the factory

We have a bit of work on-going at the minute. We needed a better water system for the toilets and showers at the factory as we have many girls and workers passing through. A solar powered water pump seemed to be the best option. You can see...