About Footsteps Africa
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.
The organization was setup to Build community-owned and managed clean water structures and promote hygiene education and improved sanitation practices
The Ten Practical Sustainability Strategies at Footsteps African.
At Footsteps Africa sustainability is an integral part of our work. This is reflected in our mission of work and what we do. Our whole organization mission of work and program strategies are built around sustainability. And we perceive sustainability through our key ten practical strategies:
What Inspires Our Work
43% of the 18 million population of Malawi live in the dry rift-valley areas where women and girls walk more than 2 hours to collect water that they don’t have control over. Without convenient access and control over sources of water, marginal women and their families are subject to poor health and unproductivity.
Our approach centers around building sustainable community water structures that generate clean water for women and their families.
Clean Water per Village
Clean Water Per Village is our main program that drill and install boreholes in dry-land villages…..
Gardens for Food and Income for Women
This project organize and train women to establish regenerative food gardens around community water structures.
Building Financial Skills for Women
This project has organized 1467 women into savings groups around the boreholes, and trained women….
Explore the inspiring journey of change and empowerment through our video section at Footsteps Africa.