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Daily Routine - #24HoursOfWater

With a family of fourteen to take care of, Clemencia's household water connection is an absolutely invaluable asset. She used to have to hike uphill each day to a contaminated mountain stream for all of her water, but now Clemencia does her laundry at her household water connection, known as ... More »

Something Every Community Supports

Maria Delsa Sanchez is a proud mother of six in the rural Honduran community of Guatincara. Maria's family was very involved in the construction of their community's new water system and household latrines. Guatincara's water project is a gravity flow water system that delivers water from a mountain spring to ... More »

The beauty of community ownership

Maria’s family was very involved in the construction of the new water system and household latrines. Guatincara’s water project is a gravity flow water system that delivers water from a mountain spring to all the participating homes in the community. "We are happy because the water is abundant.”

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Celebrating clean water

Readily available, clean water means the families and farmers living in Guatincara can save time otherwise spent on collecting water, and stay healthier. In turn, this means greater economic prosperity for the town as a whole.

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Daily routine

In this clip, Señora Clemencia Amaya washes her family's clothing like she does every day. But today, it is different -- she has ready access to clean water. With a family of fourteen to take care of, Clemencia's household water connection is an absolutely invaluable asset.

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Girls carry water

In rural Honduras, these young girls make the daily trek home, over the hilly terrain, with their water vessels on their head.

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Men work on break box

The break box is a component of the locally available technology used by Water.org to bring clean water to the homes in Guantincara. The water channeled downward by gravity from open, freshwater springs near the peak of the mountains.

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Hondurans take ownership of their projects

Twelve-year-old Isidoro Alvarado said, "We feel happy because the thing we need the most is water. Everyone worked together to complete the project and now that we have water, already it is a different environment. We are content and grateful."

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Emory University Study

A 2007 Emory University study confirms the sustainability of WaterPartners’ projects

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