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Back to the Beginning: Sanitation in Tultitlan

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

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

AGUA PURA IN HONDURAS

A note from Executive Director Tom: I’m writing this on the airplane as we return to Portland from our latest project in Honduras, and I’m excited to share a little of the experiences we’ve had during the last 10 days.  It was a wonderful trip where we presented our program of water testing and water purification and made many new friends. A large Honduran non profit, Project Global Village or

BACK FROM PERU!

Agua Pura traveled to Peru in October visiting several different parts of the country over a three week period, giving our workshops to families and health workers in the communities we visited. The programs were well received and had a positive impact on the people there. Lima, like most cities around the world attracts many poor rural families who come looking for a better life. They often end up in

Clean Water Techniques for Wounaan Families

As you know, Agua Pura Para El Pueblo advocates for very simple, inexpensive methods of water purification. Rather than wait for expensive wells or complicated water systems, we teach ways that individual families can have safe drinking water NOW. ==> Support Agua Pura’s Efforts These are family and community based options that are inexpensive and immediate. We distribute simple reusable devices that tell when water has been heated adequately to kill