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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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.