News & Happenings

Community of Ccotataqui Celebrates New Water

Community of Ccotataqui Celebrates New Water

Ccotataqui, a small indigenous community of approximately 60 families located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, in Peru, celebrated their new water project during an inauguration ceremony held March 15, 2020. WEFTA partner/volunteer Steve R. and his family joined the...

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Dalai Lama’s Message for Earth Day 2020

Dalai Lama’s Message for Earth Day 2020

"We must ensure that the sick and the valiant health-care providers throughout the world have access to the fundamental necessities of clean water and proper sanitation to prevent the uncontrolled spread of disease. Hygiene is one of the bases of effective health...

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Running Water for the First Time

Running Water for the First Time

With the support of the American Chemistry Council and World Vision Honduras, WEFTA's La Iguala Project in Honduras is in the final phase to bring clean, reliable drinking water to the communities of Llano Largo, Quioco and Guadalupe. This project will deliver water...

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Water for Monquecagua

Water for Monquecagua

Through WEFTA's partnership and support from the Vinyl Institute and other donors, the remote Honduran village of Monquecagua has safe drinking water. Please read full article written by Sara Goodwin of the Vinyl Institute.

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Hero’s Welcome

Hero’s Welcome

Enrique Lozano, one of our local volunteers in Honduras who has worked on the Llano Largo Water Project for many years, suffered a severe stroke last year. This week, Enrique returned to Llano Largo for the first time since, where he was greeted with a hero's welcome.

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WEFTA Commits to WASH in HCF

WEFTA Commits to WASH in HCF

Among over 70 committers, Peter Fant and Jason Gehrig attended and proudly represented WEFTA at the WASH in Health Care Facilities Stakeholders Commitment Gathering that took place on June 19, 2019 at the Pan American Health Organization headquarters in Washington,...

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Thank You Raymond Mills & Mills Bit Service!

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 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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Water & Health

Since 2002, WEFTA has been connecting donors, engineers, and communities in Latin America and Africa, 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.