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San Ramon is a rural community located in south-central Guatemala. Home to about 100 families, San Ramon became a safe place for refugees to settle as they were fleeing violence from the Guatemalan Civil War during the early 1990s. These types of communities are common in this region of Guatemala and are comprised of individuals…

2017 has been a year riddled with natural disasters that have hit very close to home. As we enter the last few months of this year, months that are filled with so much fun and festivity, I can’t help but think of all the people who won’t be heading into the holiday season with the…

A large part of my role at Healing Waters International is staying up-to-date with trends in the WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) Sector and how global efforts are impacting the Global Water Crisis. It’s important for me to keep my eye on reports from international organizations like the World Health Organization and UN Water. I wouldn’t…

Health and Hygiene Education is a major part of our holistic WASH model. Not only is it a great outreach tool for our project partners, but it truly does have an impact on the health and vitality of attendees. Community members are often introduced to information that has never been shared with them—truths that change…