In October 2022, thirty-six families in the community of Piedras Blancas, Guatemala received easy access to fresh, clean water. We are grateful to the ASUVI team for all of their work in bringing this project to completion.
About the Community
Two hundred seventy-six people live in Piedras Blancas. It is located in the Guatemalan municipality of Joyabaj/San Martín and the department of Quiché, about sixty-two miles from the capital city. The community has warmer weather as it is in the dry corridor of the country, near the Motagua River (Río Motagua). They grow corn, beans, and squash. These crops provide a consistent food source for the families living there. Their houses are adobe with mud-tiled roofs or block with zinc-sheeted roofs.
Building Their Water Project
Arrival of Project Materials
Prepping the Work Site
Building a Water Catchment System
Technical Site Visit