News & Happenings

Thank You Raymond Mills & Mills Bit Service!

Raymond Mills, owner of Mills Bit Service located in Bowie, Texas, is a generous partner to WEFTA and Bolivian NGO, Suma Jayma. Since 2012, Raymond has donated multiple water well drill bits for use by Suma Jayma in constructing community water wells in the Andean...

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Suma Jayma Receives Much Needed Equipment

Suma Jayma, our Bolivian NGO in-country partners finally received much needed equipment and materials. Long-time WEFTA volunteer, Jason G., lead collaborative efforts with partners to coordinate a shipment from the U.S. of donated equipment and materials to Suma Jayma...

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WEFTA Team in Panama

The WEFTA team headed down to Panama in January to check in on current water projects. WEFTA volunteer, Tim W., visited rural communities to coordinate the funding & materials for the projects. To learn more about these projects, contact us at

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Laying the Groundwork in Peru

Long-time WEFTA volunteer, Lou H., headed to the Urubamba Valley region of Peru laying the groundwork for waste-treatment plant projects. To learn more about Lou's visit and these projects, check out Lou's trip report, or contact us at

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WEFTA Provides Training in Bolivia

WEFTA volunteer, John R, provided survey equipment training in the high Altiplano region of Bolivia to Jaime of Suma Jayma, our Bolivian in-country partners. While out in the field training, local community members shared a feast of potatoes as a local culture. To...

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2018 Clean Water & Health Connections Event

On Friday, November 2, 2018, WEFTA held it's biennial event.  In celebration of clean water and health, the event brought together the WEFTA team & volunteers, current donors and individuals interested in supporting and learning more about the work we do.  During...

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Water & Health

Since 2002, WEFTA has been connecting donors, engineers, and communities in Latin America, all with the common goal of ensuring access to clean drinking water for everyone.

Sanitation & Environment

WEFTA engineers help communities make sound decisions and facilitate the dialog leading to the development of solutions for inadequate sewage treatment, and its associated environmental impacts. 

Development & Sustainability 

WEFTA volunteers work with the communities we partner with to develop the local skills needed to maintain and manage the water and wastewater systems constructed. 

Souder, Miller & Associates (SMA) is an engineering, environmental and surveying firm and proud partner of WEFTA since 2002.

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