San Carlos: Turn on the Water

A remarkably diverse community with some residents living adjacent to a paved highway while other homes are accessible only on foot. San Carlos is a well-organized community with all the feelings of rural Nicaragua, yet only a 6-minute ride to the bustling city of Leon.

Project Status
Finished
Water San Carlos
Project Stats
Total Cost:
$132,000
Amount of Pipe:
11+ Kilometers
Number Served:
165 homes and 600+ people
Capacity:
10,000 gallons per day
Volunteer Hours:
14,000

Location

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San Carlos

This sprawling community is where we implemented our second Turn On the Water project...

Our Model

Our model

Water & Sanitation

It is a two-year process to provide this basic need that is vital to human flourishing. Once clean water is flowing, a modern bathroom project follows. 

The News

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Resilience

Resilience for a lot of folks would be synonymous with strength. What does it really mean and how can you be more resilient for tomorrow?