Completed Projects

There are now over 4000 people, 2,500 of them children, with safe water and hygienic sanitation at their homes. For the vast majority this outcome is beyond their wildest dreams. Their lives have been forever transformed.

YearProjectHomesPeopleDetails
2018

Ocotal

69 residences plus a school & a church

281 people, including 147 men and 134 women

Ocotal needs to replace a water system that was constructed several years ago and has deteriorated badly over the last few years
2017

Calderon

31

157

Calderon is a rural community located in the central part of the Atlantic Autonomos Region South. 57% of families do subsistence farming--corn, beans, yucas & malangas 71% obtain & use untreated water from rivulets & river edges Calderon needs 7800 gallons/day to meet WHO standards. The spring which has been encapsulated provides 13,900 gallons/day.
2017

La Esperanza Rancho Grande

44

185

La Esperanza is divided into 3 sectors, each sector separated from the others. Each is like a neighborhood. They are called 1) El Triunfo. 2) El Carmen. 3) La Esperanza. The population census of 2005 categorized the entire La Esperanza community as one of severe poverty. La Esperanza is over 150 miles from Rio Blanco. It takes 8 hours to reach by truck and approximately 10 hours by bus. To reach the Municipality of Rancho Grande from La Esperanza takes an hour & a half by vehicle. There is no public transport. From Rancho Grande there is a truck/bus to within 2-3 miles of La Esperanza. People walk the rest of the way
2016

Las Maderas

30

124

Las Maderas is a sector of the larger community of Las Mercedes and is within the municipality of Matagalpa. Most families engage in subsistence agriculture raising such products as corn, beans,potatoes. They sell surplus products in Matagalpa. 97% of families own their home.
2015

El Achiote Kuskawas

50

268

El Achiote Kuskawas is located in the municipality of Rancho Grande in the northeast portion of the District of Matagalpa. Completion of this project solves their great need for access to abundant quantities of safe water as well as hygienic sanitation.
2014

Valle de Casa

33

170

84% of population do subsistence farming and are involved in cultivating corn & beans mainly. This project was completed in record time by the villagers in spite of very steep and very rock laden soil All labor for the project was provided by villagers with no monetary compensation.
2013

Palan Bilampi

29

169

Population 169 People 38% in agriculture & ranching. 38% are day labor on farms, 24% are subsistence farmers
2012

Walana el Achiote

29

141

29 Homes in village, 141 people in village
2011

La Esperanza

33

173

33 Homes in village, 173 people in village
2011

Lirio de los Valles

27

152

27 Homes in village, 152 people in village
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