Way back in 2013, Leyda Ruth Lopez participated in one of Agua Pura’s clean water workshops in her town of Llano Largo, Honduras – learning about how to protect herself and her family from water borne disease. Since then, Leyda has become an advocate for clean water and sanitation in her community, counseling her neighbors on how to purify their water. She still has the Water Purification Indicator (WAPI) she
If you’ve followed us on our facebook page you know about our recent project in Mexico. For the last 10 years we’ve been working to improve the living conditions for families who live and work on a garbage dump near Tultitlan. They often live in shacks make from recycled materials and we’ve helped them to fix up their homes and to have safe drinking water and sanitary latrines. When we
One of our Mt. Hood Community College students, Ana Blandon, is in the running to win the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) Commitment to Action Challenge for her recycling and waste reduction project. Ana is a Scholarships for Education and Economic Development (SEED) Program student at Mt. Hood, and has been studying Environmental Technology here since August 2013. Her Commitment to Action was selected by former President Bill Clinton and
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Agua Pura Para El Pueblo is offering its Water Testing and Water Purification Workshop on June 11, 2014 from 10am till 4pm in Portland. The program will teach accurate methods for testing drinking water for contamination and simple ways to make drinking water safe. Participants will get to test and analyze their own water samples. They will also learn how to make solar stoves and other methods of pasteurizing water.