APLV provides technical, logistical and financial assistance to rural Nicaragua communities to build and maintain safe drinking water systems; preserve the watersheds of their springs; improve hygienic practices; monitor baby and infant health. It also trains water technicians in its nationally accredited school. www.aplv.org
Drinking Water - Community
History of Water Projects
Related work not on PWX.
Has built 63 gravity drinking water projects, list upon request. These are situated in central Nicaragua. Provides a minimum of 1500,000 liters or safe drinking water to 18,000 persons.
APLV originated in the US. then formed a permanent group in Nicaragua and another support group in France. All US and French participation is made of unpaid volunteeers. The Nicaragua group is made of technicians, specialized masons, hygiene and health educators, village organizer and conservation specialist+ an administrative staff.