Malawi is a beautiful country, often known as ‘the warm heart of Africa’, but it is also one of the world’s poorest countries and has been challenged over the last decade with severe floods and drought.


Situated in West Africa, Ghana is one of the most urbanised countries in Africa with a population of 29 million people. Almost half the country now lives in towns and cities, and of these less than one fifth has access to improved sanitation services.


Rwanda is a small landlocked country in east-central Africa and home to 13.4 million people. It has made huge strides in economic growth, education and particularly in public health since the brutal genocide took place in 1994, thanks to political stability, strong governance and zero tolerance for corruption.


Kenya has witnessed rapid urbanisation as a result of population growth and migration, leaving cities overcrowded and with huge unmet demand for critical infrastructure and basic services.