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We’re Just Back From Honduras

Agua Pura has just completed its 4th year in a row working in the mountains of Honduras, helping bring clean water to families in remote communities. It was gratifying to meet people again who told us that they still use the Water Purification Indicators (WAPIs) we gave them and that their families are still safe and healthy. WAPIs are very simple reusable devices that cost about a dollar and show

Agua Pura’s Part in the battle against cholera

Greetings from Port Au Prince! Here’s a quick letter to tell you about some of the exciting things we have been doing this last week. What started as a trip to visit and support our students has become much more interesting after we were asked to demonstrate our proven water testing methods to the World Bank. The bank is surveying a large area in Central Haiti in the area where

Agua Pura Is Heading to Haiti

Agua Pura along with partner organizations in Haiti have begun testing local water supplies in Haiti for contamination.    Finding E. coli in the drinking water means that it is contaminated with fecal material and possibly Cholera.  Thousands of people there have died of Cholera in the last few years, but with simple methods the cholera bacteria in the water can be killed. Agua Pura is working with Hovard Guerrier of

Sistema de Filtración de Aguas Grises, septiembre de 2016

Hace unos meses (jun. 2016) tuve la inquietud de realizar un proyecto sobre reciclaje de agua. Empecé a redactor mis ideas y buscar información en la red. Adapté un proyecto que se realizó en Veracruz. Finalicé con el proyecto; “Sistema de Filtración de Aguas Grises”, y los beneficiarios serían los alumnos de la escuela secundaria “Guadalupe Victoria”, ubicada en Chiquinivalvo, Zinacantán, Chiapas. Solo quedaba conseguir recursos suficientes para empezar con

Return to Honduras

In October a team of five Agua Pura volunteers returned to Belén Gualcho, the same beautiful, remote part of Honduras we visited last year. We met again with our local partner organization, Proyecto Aldea Gobal.  Our goal was sustainability: to revisit communities we had relationships with and create partnerships in new areas that could benefit from our programs. While there, we continued our training programs in water and sanitation, and