Nicaragua Program: La Tortuga
1. To Improve the water quality because members of the community are getting sick. Studies have shown elevated bacteria and hardness levels in the water.
2. To expand the first water system to reach the houses not currently included.
3. To create a second system to reach the houses that cannot be in range of the first system.
August 2016: We are starting documentation for an assessment trip and are planning to travel during winter break.
December 2016: 3 students, 1 translator, and 2 mentors traveled down to meet the community. They had water tested and surveyed the community in order to start the planning the expansion of their existing water system!