Why Drinking Water and Sanitation in Nicaragua?

Nicaragua is a Central American country, which is among the poorest in Latin America. Forty-one percent of its population lives in rural areas, where poverty is concentrated and where access to basic drinking water and sanitation services remains a constant challenge for thousands of families.

 

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Of the rural population does not have access to drinking water

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Of the rural population without access to basic sanitation

What makes us unique?

Local capacity building

We strengthen the capacities of our personnel, the communities, and future professionals in the water sector.

100% Nicaraguan team.

Community participation

We work with communities that are organized and willing to make contributions: monetary, in-kind and labor, in order to have access to potable water.

We build strong relationships

Our technical team moves to live in the communities during the project, which allows for better coordination and more training time.

Our innovative software

We have designed software for the design of drinking water systems, cost-efficient and adapted to the realities of rural communities.

Our impact since 1987

 

People with improved living conditions

Trained hydraulic technicians

Projects implemented

Winner of the 2015 Water and Sanitation Award for Latin America and the Caribbean, granted by the IDB and FEMSA, for innovative design program.

How does clean water change lives?

Learn more about our drinking water program

 

How does access to sanitation change lives?

Learn more about our sanitation program 

How does education change lives?

Learn more about our Technical School

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“Water is the driving force of all nature”