We hope this letter finds you and your family safe and healthy. I’m almost reluctant to share with you what is happening in Bolivia because I know so many of you must be suffering during these days of the COVID pandemic and social unrest. We are glad to hear that the economy is opening back […]
Summary Agua Yaku, a clean water project of the Evangelical Free Church of Canada Mission (EFCCM), has been providing clean water to rural communities and families throughout Bolivia since 2008. In 2018, Agua Yaku drilled 65 water wells and distributed 254 water filters throughout Bolivia. We have a local staff of four full-time employees. We […]
We have 15 days left in our AQUASIV water filter Kickstarter fundraiser campaign. We are already 87% funded! Thank you to everyone who is already participating. If you haven’t, what are you waiting for? Our goal is $30,000, but I would really like to exceed $50,000! That would give us enough cash to make the […]
We launched the AQUASIV Kickstarter fundraising campaign today! Check it out at: If you have been following our progress, you know that we have been working on a new water filter design for several years. We have tested several different prototype designs and are now ready to shift production into high gear! The […]
Check out this preview link to our AQUASIV Kickstarter Campaign that will go live for 30 days on November 26th. If you would like to help us improve it, you can make comments on the design of the campaign up until Sunday night. After it goes live, help us reach our goal of raising $30,000 […]
Check out this Youtube video from our recent trip to Riberalta!
Check out the photo gallery below from our most recent volunteer team trip. Two men from First Baptist Church Benbrook, Mark and Tracy, joined Agua Yaku in distributing over 100 water filters in six indigenous communities along the Biata River near Riberalta, Beni, Bolivia. It was almost a three hour flight up to this far […]
Check out this recent article in the LA Times about how new dams constructed in Brazil are negatively affecting communities in the Bolivian Amazon region. Flooding has definitely increased in this area since 2014. Agua Yaku distributed filters to flooded communities in this region in 2014 and 2018.
Check out this recent BBC article on how Lifestraw is saving lives and improving peoples health and well being around the world. We use the same hollow-fiber membrane filter technology in the Sawyer and AquaSiv filters we distribute in Bolivia. This is truly an inexpensive and efficient way help improve the lives of millions of […]
Check out Trevor Noah interviewing Matt Damon about a new water.org initiative to help alleviate water poverty around the globe.