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Progress on Water System Renovations in Panama

Progress on Water System Renovations in Panama

Great progress is being made on multiple small-scale water system renovations in Panama! WEFTA is proud to pick up where our sister organization, Waterlines, left off as they sunset last year. WEFTA and Waterlines have worked together with rural Indigenous communities...

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EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES AND CHANGING LIVES

EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES AND CHANGING LIVES

In June, WEFTA volunteers, Patrick and John, were on-the-ground in Panama working with the community of Buena Vista to help organize community work groups and train the work groups on building break pressure tanks and transmission line repair. The volunteers also...

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BOLIVIA: A positive impact for 11 families of Chama Abajo

BOLIVIA: A positive impact for 11 families of Chama Abajo

The rural community of Chama Abajo is located at over 13,000 feet above sea level, in the Bolivian Altiplano. The community members of Chama Abajo are faced with water source challenges. Their current water sources are open wells and small rivers susceptible to...

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PANAMA: Bajo Algodón Water System Project Update

PANAMA: Bajo Algodón Water System Project Update

WEFTA volunteers, Jacob and Hanna, were on-the-ground in Panama working with the community of Bajo Algodón in April 2022 to help complete the water storage tank and transmission line connection for the water system project. After the work in the field by the...

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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.