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Project 150x$50

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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 […]

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Welcome to Agua Yaku

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Clean water. You probably take it for granted. But the lack of it is threatening the health, and even lives, of countless people around the world. Agua Yaku, which means water in both Spanish and Quechua, is helping to provide clean water to rural communities in Bolivia, South America. It uses very basic techniques, and […]

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The Day After World Water Day

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Okay, so we didn’t get a newsletter out for World Water Day, but we are getting one out the day after, and –surprise—people still need water in Bolivia today, and every day.  Agua Yaku is working hard to provide wells and clean drinking water to as many people in Bolivia as we can.  We have […]

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Agua Yaku 2010 Year-End Update

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The name of our project “Agua Yaku,” means “water” in Spanish and Quechua. Agua Yaku uses simple inexpensive technology to drill water wells for poor families and communities in rural Bolivia. We began this project in 2007 as a way to bring clean water and improved health and income to thousands of Bolivia’s indigenous rural […]

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Agua Yaku and SODIS (solar water disinfection)

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Our Agua Yaku team just got back from Cochabamba where we participated in a training workshop at a local university on how to measure water quality and evaluate community water systems.  The knowledge we gained will be invaluable as we continue to expand the services we offer families and communities throughout Bolivia.  Water wells are […]

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Agua Yaku Project News

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I want to thank everyone for their interest in the Agua:Yaku water well drilling project.  We are scheduling a number of mission teams to help us drill wells in the coming year.  While we certainly appreciate volunteers, we also need monthly support to pay salaries for our growing staff, travel expenses, and material costs for […]

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Agua Yaku now on Facebook Causes

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Agua:Yaku now has a “causes” page on facebook. Join the cause athttp://apps.facebook.com/causes/332847?m=de0957a2 to show your support. You can make a donation on Facebook that will be channeled through the EFCCM (Evangelical Free Church of Canada) directly to our work in Bolivia. For $500 you can help us drill a well in Bolivia and provide clean drinking […]

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New Workshop

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Here are a couple of pictures of our new workshop/home base for the water well drilling project. It is a 60 acre farm about 15 minutes outside of Santa Cruz. Carlos is living here and this is where we will build and repair drilling equipment, host volunteers, and train groups in well drilling techniques.