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.
I want to remind you that today, March 22, 2018, is officially designated as World Water Day. This is a great day to reflect on the importance of clean water in our own lives and in the lives of everyone living on this planet. Most of you receiving this email do not have to think […]
With the following interactive map you can zoom in on the communities where Agua Yaku has been working hard to bring clean water to rural families Bolivia. Click on the icons to find out more about each community–and to see what we did, when we did it, and who we did it with. There might […]
Well, it is the rainy season in Bolivia. The Agua Yaku team spends more time trying to get out of mud holes (or pull other people out) than we would wish for, but we are still getting out there and drilliing wells where clean water is needed.