In June, our four year Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project in Phalombe district, in the Southern Region of Malawi came to an end. Since the project began, we’ve seen a massive 77% decrease in cases of cholera, diarrhoea and dysentery in the area. In light of this big win, we caught up with Maxwell Chiputula, Manager of the project, to reflect on the successes of our unique Civil Society approach.
Meet Victoria Petulo. She lives in a small rural village in Dedza, Malawi, and she is the only girl in a family of six children. Ambitious and brimming with exciting plans for the future, she explains how easy access to clean water has transformed her life.
United Purpose's sister charity, Village Aid, has been selected to take part in The Big Give's 'Christmas Challenge' - the UK's largest online match funding campaign. It's aiming to raise an ambitious £20,000 to bring clean water to a village in conflict-torn Cameroon.