A LAZOS DE AGUA PROJECT
*Data from semester 1 only
– Built or improved 147 water systems (64 in communities and 89 in schools and health care facilities), as well as 1,819 sanitation units, supporting 60 communities with a large indigenous majority.
– Achieved full coverage with WASH services in HCF and schools in the municipality of San Antonio Ilotenango, which became first in its class in Guatemala, while Quecá became the first open defecation free (ODF) community in the Department of Quiché, thanks to the integration of the A•B•C for Sustainability model and the combination of the Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) and SABC approaches.
– Strengthened capacities of more than 600 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) in technical topics, financial management and customer service.
– As part of the COVID-19 response, coordinated with local authorities and communities to procure equipment and supplies to monitor the water quality of more than 200 water systems, in addition to disseminating key messages prioritizing content in K’iche’, the mother tongue of the region.
Water For People
One Drop Foundation, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), The Coca-Cola Foundation and FEMSA Foundation
Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation
Asociación Teatro de Títeres Armadillo, Caja Lúdica, Artzenico and Artistas Trabajando