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 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 […]
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 […]
Hello again from the jungle metropolis of Santa Cruz, Bolivia! We have had a busy spring with teams and volunteers visiting and plenty of activity here in Santa Cruz. Our family will be staying in Bolivia this summer, hosting several teams that will be focused both on ministry here in the city and in our […]
We are still on target to bring to market, and to our ministry, a new water filter called AquaSiv. Manufactured by my partner in China, the AquaSiv filter will work similarly to the Sawyer filter that we have been using for several years now. It will remove 100% of bacteria, parasites, and other disease causing […]
Today is World Water Day and I totally missed it. Check out this great post by, Jessica Janoski, a friend and supporter of Agua Yaku here in Bolivia. She makes some great points using shocking statistics about water use and water needs around the world. http://jessicajanoski.com/blog/768-million-people-worldwide-dont/ Help us celebrate and support World Water Day by […]
Agua Yaku needs you! Up until this point a majority of our budget has been funded by a couple generous churches and a handful of large donors. We are seeing the need to develop a large base of regular donors to fund the ongoing operation of Agua Yaku. With this base in place we will […]