LOS LORENZO WATER PROJECT – GUATEMALA

This project will supply water to the homes of Los Lorenzo which is located in the San Jacinto Municipality of Guatemala.
IMPACT
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PEOPLE TO RECEIVE CLEAN WATER

Los-Lorenzo

Looking down at the village of Los Lorenzo.

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The source of the water is from a spring. The water flow from the spring is enough to supply water to the community of Los Lorenzo and also to the community of Los Gonzales

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Members of the Los Lorenzo community preparing the site of the Catchment tank for the project.

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Catchment Tank being constructed.

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Catchment Tank being constructed.

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Chiquimula Rotarians Oscar, Lorena and Veronica with the head of the Los Lorenzo water board, third from left, at the completed Catchment Tank and pump house. The pump to get water from this tank to the Distribution Tank was supplied by the municipality of San Jacinto.

distribution-tank

The distribution tank being constructed on a hill above the village to that the water to the homes of the residents will flow just with gravity.

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The pipe line from the distribution tank to the village of Los Lorenzo dug by inhabitants of Los Lorenzo.

The Mayor of the municipality of San Jacinto, Leonidas Morales

This is a picture of potable water being delivered to the home of a citizen of Los Lorenzo. The Mayor of the municipality of San Jacinto, Leonidas Morales, is on the left. The Rotary District Governor, Jose Rodriquez Weber, is next to the Mayor. The Rotary District Governor visited the project for the celebration at the end of the project

Rotary District Governor, Weber

Rotary District Governor, Weber, is receiving a certificate of appreciation from the head of the Los Lorenzo water board at the celebration of the completion of the project.

Project Partners

Rotary International
Rotary Club of Fort Collins
Rotary Club of Johnstown-Milliken
Rotary Club of Lemon Grove
Rotary Club of Bolton
Rotary Club of Carlsbad Hi-Noon
Rotarios Chiquimula de la Sierra

Reference: Rotary Global Grant #1410685