"The right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation as a human right that is essential for the full enjoyment of life and all human rights"
Resolución 64/292. Asamblea General ONU. Agosto, 2010.
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.
Of the rural population does not have access to drinking water
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.
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.
People with improved living conditions
Trained hydraulic technicians
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”