2023 Annual Report

2023 Annual Report

We are committed to improving lives! Thanks to all of you, our donors, sponsors, partners, and friends, WEFTA continues to work hard improving access to water and sanitation resources for communities in need in Latin America and Africa. We are committed to developing...
Spotlight on John Vavruska: A Rich History of Volunteering

Spotlight on John Vavruska: A Rich History of Volunteering

For decades, John Vavruska has volunteered to help provide clean water and proper sanitation in developing countries around the world. An engineer in the environmental and waste treatment technology field, John finds great satisfaction in making fundamental services a...
Spotlight on Stephen Parker: WEFTA Volunteer Intent on Improving Lives

Spotlight on Stephen Parker: WEFTA Volunteer Intent on Improving Lives

Stephen Parker finds joy in using his skills as a civil engineer to help others. As a WEFTA volunteer, he witnessed how a single project could impact multiple lives. A case in point was a visit to the Daughters of Charity Saint Mary’s Convent and School in Ethiopia....
A Celebration of Success in Tanzania

A Celebration of Success in Tanzania

It isn’t every day that one is welcomed with the kind of greetings that Peter Fant, WEFTA co-founder and long-time volunteer, received upon his arrival this September at the community of Mpapa in Tanzania. Mpapa Health Center and the surrounding communities are the...
Spotlight on Emily Parker: WEFTA Field Engineer and Remote Designer

Spotlight on Emily Parker: WEFTA Field Engineer and Remote Designer

Emily Parker will never forget canoeing up a river and hiking through the jungle to access community water projects in isolated areas of southern Mexico. The WEFTA volunteer relishes the opportunity to visit these places, which are rarely seen by outsiders. So far,...