of Malawians live in dry-land areas where access to clean water are a daily struggle for women and their families
Build community-owned and managed clean water structures and promote hygiene education and improved sanitation practices
Footsteps Africa is a local innovative organization in Malawi founded in 2015 to transform women’s lives through decentralized clean water structures. We are registered with the NGO Board of Malawi with a charity registration number: NGO/L/017/021.
43% of 18 million population of Malawi live in the dry rift-valley areas where women and girls walk more than 2 hours to collect water they don’t have control over. Without convenient access and control over sources of water, marginal women and their families suffer from poor health and unproductivity.
To empower marginal women and their families to access and control clean water structures for building their health and productive lives
Households empowered to own, manage and access clean drinking water
Households reached with hygiene education and improved toilet sanitation
Households conserving borehole water for food production
Household generating income from borehole farming