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.
I just finished our new website section called “How We Work,” where I explain in detail the philosophy behind the “how” and “why” of what Agua Yaku does in Bolivia. I thought I would repost it here so that our blog readers could have the first look at this document. Thank you so much for […]
Welcome to our new Agua Yaku Website. Our page has been down for way too long, but now we have a new design and a new webmaster. We hope you like it. We will be adding new content much more regularly. Let us know if there are any features or material that you would like […]
Check out our latest video from the great week we had with First Baptist Benbrook in more than a dozen rural communities in the provinces of Chuquisaca and Tarija distributing water filters and Bibles.
We continue to drill wells and distribute water filters throughout many rural communities in Bolivia. It is such a privilege and a joy to see the smiling faces of families when they witness clean water gushing out of the ground for the first time, or when they see how a water filter can change muddy […]