News & Happenings

“Investment in water truly is an investment in life”

“Investment in water truly is an investment in life”

Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) is the foundation for global health, yet it is absent in the majority of healthcare facilities in the developing world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 45% of healthcare facilities in Least Developed Countries...

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Meet Our New Executive Director

Meet Our New Executive Director

We are proud to announce, on November 19, 2020, the WEFTA Board of Directors appointed Tim Wellman as Executive Director overseeing all operations of the organization. Tim, a long-time volunteer of WEFTA, steps into his new role with over 22-years of technical...

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Working Session with Concordia

Working Session with Concordia

WEFTA was honored to participate in a special, invitation-only working session led by Concordia on July 23rd, 2020.  Concordia convened leaders from the private, public, academic, and civil society sectors working across Latin America as part of its ‘Partnership...

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2020 Trailblazer

2020 Trailblazer

In a recent publication released by Global Water 2020, WEFTA was recognized as a Trailblazer and Implementer for water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) projects in Latin America and Africa. In collaboration with Village Health Partnership, Daughters of Charity...

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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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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.