Water for Pucutuni

I’d grown up thinking that having access to clean water was my right, when in fact it is a privilege—780 million people in the world lack access to clean water, moreover, 3.4 million people die each year from water-borne diseases. CLANK!  The champagne bottle...

Back to Work

Friday was a crazy day. We were in the middle of connecting all the HDPE pipe we had previously laid beside the ditch the day before. The weather was starting to get a little cold making the HDPE pipe hard to work with. We tried our best to get as much done in the...

Closing The Gap

Remember the large trench that prevented vehicle access from Huatabamba to Pucutuni? Well, the muni has stepped in and is closing the gap. For the last few days, a large bulldozer has been pushing large boulders down into the bottom of the trench, where flows a small...

Unexpected Suprises

This morning started like all our other mornings. We stopped in Pitumarca like usual but today we went there to find a welding shop. Yuri, our driver, found one in town and got the contact information. We need a welder to make the spring box and valve box lids. The...