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Day 5

Dr. Roth, Natalie, and Stephanie – the three team members who had already visited Machu Picchu and didn’t want to pay $200+ to do it again – decided to spend their last day visiting Pucutuni, EWB’s first Peru project constructed in 2014. We wanted to ensure that the...

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Day 4

            Today was the team’s last day in Japura. We arrived as early as possible because we didn’t have much time before having to head to Pitumarca. The municipality wanted to host a small celebration at...

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Day 3

            Today, half the group hiked up to Patiñeque, where EWB installed a water system almost two years ago, and the rest of the team stayed in Japura to help with the installation process. Patiñeque, which...

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Day 2

            Early Tuesday morning, the group set out from the ADRA center for our meeting with the municipality. We had three primary objectives: to talk about supplies, money, and to give the municipality drawing...

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Day 1

          After a cancelled flight and a long journey through El Salvador, Lima, and Cusco, the EWB group finally arrived in Camp Chuquicahuana Sunday night, March 19th. Monday morning, the group set out for an important meeting with the...

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First Experiences

Over the course of the summer, three Walla Walla University students will be living in Peru as student missionaries, working on behalf of EWB to organize our current electrical project in the community of Japura. Alex Yañez and Lauren Pernu, both recently graduated,...

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Week 9 – Near Project’s End

Yet another week has passed, however this one was very eventful! In short, the project is nearly done! As of Thursday afternoon, we had two of the three spring sources ready to fill the system, with just a couple connections to get the third one ready, and fixing one...

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Week 8

It is currently 8:00 AM this Sunday morning, and we are preparing to eat breakfast and head out early bavck to Japura. Last week proved to be pretty productive, even with a few setbacks. On Friday, the foundations for one of the tanks and the springbox were poured and...

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