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Laphi! Jay, Kamisaraki? Aymaran for “Hello, how are you?”

On July 7, 2017 a group of nine WEFTA volunteers traveled from the arid southwest United States to the Altiplano of Bolivia.   The nine volunteers were comprised of one Water Engineer, one Wastewater Engineer, two Engineers in Training (EIT)s, one Surveyor, one Water Resource Project Manager, along with three lay…

Assisting with Water Challenges in Chiapas, Mexico

  WEFTA volunteers Ramón Lucero and Royce Beaudry headed down to Chiapas, Mexico in April (2017) to assist with ongoing water projects in the remote communities of Miguel Hidalgo and Tierra y Libertad.  Ramón Lucero is a long-time WEFTA volunteer.  Royce is new to WEFTA and had the opportunity to learn…

Helping Out in Kenya

      In support of Waterlines, a sister NGO based in Santa Fe, NM, WEFTA volunteers Scott McKitrick and Paul Kennedy traveled to Tenwek, Kenya in October 2016. Their goal was to provide engineering support to a program built by Tenwek Community Health and Development (TCHD). The Tenwek Community…

A Thing of the Past

Hauling potentially unsafe water to their homes from shallow, hand dug wells, will soon be a thing of the past for the small community of Tepeagua.     WEFTA volunteers Matt Earthman, Steve Wright and board member, John Lincoln, visited the El Salvadoran community and performed well testing on an…

Following Up and Moving Forward in Chiapas, Mexico

In April 2016, Ramon Lucero, Jr., a long-time WEFTA volunteer and Project Manager at Souder, Miller & Associates, visited four communities in Chiapas, Mexico to evaluate current water needs and review the status of each community’s success in maintaining water systems designed and constructed with WEFTA support over the past…