General

Agua Yaku and World Water Day 2018

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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 […]

Well Drilling

Rainy Season Drilling in Bolivia

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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.

General

How We Work

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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 […]

Mission Teams

Latest Agua Yaku News

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In January, we hosted a team of eight Bolivian youth from a mission training organization called MOVIDA, who worked with Agua Yaku to distribute water filters in several rural Guarani communities south of Santa Cruz, down around Charagua.  We had a great week, providing clean water as well as sharing the gospel through drama and […]

Well Drilling

December Update

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We have had a busy Fall full of volunteer teams and travel to many rural communities.  In the last month we have hosted two teams.  First Baptist Church of Benbrook, Texas traveled with us to Iguembe, a small village located in the department of Chuquisaca (southwest of Santa Cruz) where we worked with Felix, a […]

Water Filters

Agua Yaku Happenings

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Danny has been busy the past couple of weeks building a new mud pump from an old car engine and locally sourced and fabricated parts.  With this new pump Danny and his staff, and visiting teams, can drill deeper water wells (up to about 400 ft).  This will allow Agua Yaku to drill for water […]

Well Drilling

Streamlining Well Drilling

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We have made several revisions to our new drilling rig in the last couple of months, working out the bugs in our system so we can drill wells deeper, faster, and with a smaller work crew than we could previously.  We have developed a more mechanized rig because we have found that we cannot find […]