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Team 2018 Peru’s Post-Trip Blog

Team 2018 Peru’s Post-Trip Blog

This past August, 6 volunteers, Gabe Illingworth, Sean Jones, Damien Salgado, Iliana Quintanilla, Sasha Rao, and Sana Hussain, traveled to the highlands of the Peruvian Amazon jungle to assess the remote community of Shiringamazú. This was the first trip of many for the newly formed Peru team.  The team had been ready and eager to meet the community and learn…
 
Bon Voyage to our Peru Travel Team

Bon Voyage to our Peru Travel Team

Help support us by donating at the following link! Donate here Hi Everyone, Today, the Peru team has sent six travelers down to Peru for their first implementation trip. The rest of the Peru team members wishes them a safe journey and travels as they make their way to Shiringamazu for the first time.                    …
 
Meet the 2018 Peru Travel Team!

Meet the 2018 Peru Travel Team!

Help support us by donating at the following link! Donate here On August 22, 2018, six members of the Peru team will be traveling to Shiringamazú on the initial assessment trip for a water system serving 400 people.  Shiringamazú is an indigenous Yanesha community located in the Central Amazon Jungle, about 300 miles northeast of Lima. At an elevation of…
 
Shiringamazu, Peru – Introduction

Shiringamazu, Peru – Introduction

Hi Everyone, The Peru team will be traveling to their community this year for their first assessment trip. Below is a quick introduction and primer on our community and a little about the project. For further information please join us in our monthly general meeting. Thanks! Shiringamazú is our partner village within the region of Pasco, Peru, where the mountains…
 
Meet the El Salvador Travel Team!

Meet the El Salvador Travel Team!

On September 1st, four El Salvador team members head back to the Santa Clara Community to hand over management of the water system by getting the community members, water committee, and the EWB-DC team together to formally approve the hand off. EWB-DC has partnered with the community on this project since 2006, and the system has been operational since 2012.…
 
Santa Clara Team Update: What’s Next for our Completed System?

Santa Clara Team Update: What’s Next for our Completed System?

This is an exciting time for the Santa Clara project! The team has been busy planning for a Fall 2017 trip to the Santa Clara community to complete monitoring and evaluation on the fully implemented water system (completed in 2012), which is fully operational thanks to a successful partnership with the community. The Santa Clara water committee is operating the…