Manchester, CT

by | Jul 1, 2022 | Uncategorized

The objectives include providing clean water and sanitation facilities of a sustainable nature to members of the indigenous Mayans living in Guatemala’s highlands for purposes of preventing constant diarrhea and other intestinal diseases that affect the population, particularly children which contributes to chronic malnutrition and makes the child mortality rate one of the highest in Latin America. Coupled with bringing potable water to each family’s household are the objectives to teach the residents about personal hygiene and cleanliness relating to washing hands before handling food and eating meals, using sanitary waste facilities along with regular, proper body washing.