Requested Funds:


Summary Project Description:
This is the seventh clean water project located in the northern highlands of Guatemala working in cooperation with Behrhorst Partners for Development ( The village has a population of 450 inhabitants (75 families). Currently the community suffers from a lack of water in their homes. The women and children must walk 45 minutes each way to gather water from small springs; in the dry season they must go further to distant springs. The funding will provide running water and a 3-compartment sink, construction of gray water filters, improved vented pit latrines and raised vented stoves for each family.

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Sponsoring Club:
Rotary Club of Manchester, CT

Club Contact:
For further information, please contact: Rick Lawrence -El Pericon Water Project Chair
District 7890 Water & Sanitation Projects Chair
Manchester, CT Rotary Club
139 Wyneding Hill Road
Manchester, CT 06040
860-643-4560 H
860-643-2161 O
860-558-2793 C