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PANAMA: Bajo Algodón Water Project Update

PANAMA: Bajo Algodón Water Project Update

The Ngöbe-Buglé people are Panama’s largest indigenous group and poverty levels are above 70% in the indigenous areas of Panama known as comarcas.  Many of these communities are scattered along the forested boundaries in undeveloped tracts of land where they live...
Global Water Crisis

Global Water Crisis

Over 785 million people around the globe lack access to basic water services. Contaminated water and poor sanitation increase the risk of diseases that can result in death such as cholera, diarrhoea, dysentery, hepatitis A, typhoid and polio. According to the World...
Water system renovations are underway for Alto Mann Creek – Panama

Water system renovations are underway for Alto Mann Creek – Panama

High rates of poverty translate to low levels of access to basic resources such as adequate clean water and sanitation. Poverty levels are above 70% in the indigenous areas of Panama, known as comarcas. In collaboration with our in-country partner, Nicholas, water...
SUSTAINABILITY: A key role of WEFTA

SUSTAINABILITY: A key role of WEFTA

We are committed to the long-term success of the projects we’re involved with, and it doesn’t stop when construction is complete. A key role of WEFTA entails guiding communities in how to manage their water and sanitation systems to ensure they remain viable for the...