La Bendicion Water Supply Project (Nicaragua)

La Bendicion Community Water Supply Project (Nicaragua)
  • My Goal:
  • $50,000
  • Raised So Far:
  • $135
  • # of Donations:
  • 2
$135 of $50000 goal
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Welcome to the Fundraising Page for the
La Bendicion Water Supply Project!

Following the successful implementation of a nearby coffee processing and wastewater treatment facility, the Puget Sound Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is again partnering with Agros International.  This time, we're bringing clean water to people who desperately need it.

Agros is a non-profit that specializes in the development of sustainable new communities in impoverished regions of Central America.  In 2015, Agros started the community of La Bendicion in the Matagalpa region of Nicaragua.  

La Bendicion

The development of this new community makes it possible for families to move from a subsistence, squatter community to one where they will have homes with walls that don’t leak and cement floors that can be kept clean in a community of determined, collaborative hard working people.

The families built their own homes in early 2016 and have begun training to develop their plots beyond subsistence farming into agribusinesses, where they’ll grow high quality surplus produce to sell at markets as a steady source of income. The community is in its beginning stage, but has made great strides to complete the needed infrastructure for their success.

The greatest current challenge in the community is access to an adequate, safe water supply that can sustain the community for at least 20 years. This resource is the community's primary concern since their current water source cannot adequately supply the community for longer than a year, and this is the only remaining part of their infrastructure requiring funding. Moreover, the water source currently utilized is easily contaminated due to its location and must be boiled prior to use for safety.

The Puget Sound Chapter is partnering its technical expertise with Agros' local knowledge of the region and community to design a gravity water system that will be a sustainable source of clean water for the entire La Bendicion community.

Please consider supporting this infrastructure project by making a donation today.  The process is fast, easy, and secure. Whatever you can give will help -- it all adds up!  

Your tax-deductible gift will make a difference in the lives of many in need for years to come.

Thank you!

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Welcome to the Fundraising Page for the
La Bendicion Water Supply Project!

Following the successful implementation of a nearby coffee processing and wastewater treatment facility, the Puget Sound Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is again partnering with Agros International.  This time, we're bringing clean water to people who desperately need it.

Agros is a non-profit that specializes in the development of sustainable new communities in impoverished regions of Central America.  In 2015, Agros started the community of La Bendicion in the Matagalpa region of Nicaragua.  

La Bendicion

The development of this new community makes it possible for families to move from a subsistence, squatter community to one where they will have homes with walls that don’t leak and cement floors that can be kept clean in a community of determined, collaborative hard working people.

The families built their own homes in early 2016 and have begun training to develop their plots beyond subsistence farming into agribusinesses, where they’ll grow high quality surplus produce to sell at markets as a steady source of income. The community is in its beginning stage, but has made great strides to complete the needed infrastructure for their success.

The greatest current challenge in the community is access to an adequate, safe water supply that can sustain the community for at least 20 years. This resource is the community's primary concern since their current water source cannot adequately supply the community for longer than a year, and this is the only remaining part of their infrastructure requiring funding. Moreover, the water source currently utilized is easily contaminated due to its location and must be boiled prior to use for safety.

The Puget Sound Chapter is partnering its technical expertise with Agros' local knowledge of the region and community to design a gravity water system that will be a sustainable source of clean water for the entire La Bendicion community.

Please consider supporting this infrastructure project by making a donation today.  The process is fast, easy, and secure. Whatever you can give will help -- it all adds up!  

Your tax-deductible gift will make a difference in the lives of many in need for years to come.

Thank you!

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PUGET SOUND CHAPTER
$135 Raised
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The Campaign:

Puget Sound Professional Chapter

Founded in 2004, The Puget Sound Professional Chapter is a non-profit organization comprised entire

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Engineers Without Borders USA

Engineers Without Borders USA builds a better world through engineering projects that empower commun...

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