Author Archives: Beth Llewellyn

A glass half full (for half a million!)

August 19th, 2020

Village Water started with a good intention, a little local knowledge and a team of passionate people who wanted to make life better for their communities.

Water is our human right

July 29th, 2020

It’s ten years since the United Nations General Assembly formally recognized having safe and clean drinking water and sanitation as human rights, so how have things changed since then?

A social distanced marathon for water

July 15th, 2020

The cancellation of sporting events during COVID-19 lockdown didn’t stop two local supporters from raising money for Village Water.

Join the revoLOOtion

July 7th, 2020

In rural Zambia, 75% of people use a basic pit latrine or the open bush as a toilet. In Mozambique, access is even worse with 85% living without safely managed sanitation.*

Teams who work for themselves

April 28th, 2020

We believe in the sustainability of our work. Since 2012 Village Water has been training small entrepreneurial teams in the arts of manual drilling in Zambia.

Soap and water

March 26th, 2020

No tap, no soap – Unimaginable! Now more than ever having somewhere to wash hands is crucial.

Gracious’ Story

March 15th, 2020

Gracious Sikalela is CEO of Grimus Enterprise. After hand-digging wells for 10 years, which is laborious and can be dangerous, Gracious decided to set up her own business.

Cyclone Idai update – 1 year on

February 20th, 2020

Cyclone Idai left destruction in its wake last year. People lost their homes, their livelihoods, they lost children, partners, parents.

Lusaka Project update – Feb 2020

February 3rd, 2020

Thanks to your support, the first few months of our new UK Aid Match programme in George Compound have started with a flourish.