Global Brigades is an international non-profit that empowers communities to meet their health and economic goals through university volunteers and local teams.

Current Water System Projects

Volunteers work alongside community members and local technicians to construct water systems custom-designed for rural communities. See some of our current water projects below. Projects are listed by those that need the most work, alphabetically.

Honduras

On Going

Altos de Estiquirin, Honduras

Global Brigades has assessed the water situation in Altos de Estiquirin and is seeking funding to design and ultimately build a new water system for the community.
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Apasuru, Honduras

Global Brigades has assessed the water situation in Apasuru and will design a new water system for the community in 2017.
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Corozo, Honduras

Global Brigades has assessed the water situation in Corozo and hopes to design a new water system for the community in 2017.
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Las Cañas & La Picota, Honduras

Global Brigades is seeking funding to break ground on a new combined water system for Las Cañas & La Picota that will benefit more than 1500 people with clean water.
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Agua Fria & Bañaderos, Honduras

Global Brigades is seeking funding to break ground on a new water system for Agua Fria and Bañaderos that will benefit over 600 people with clean water.
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Copal Arriba, Honduras

Global Brigades is seeking funding to break ground on a new combined water system for Las Cañas & La Picota that will benefit over 1500 people with clean water.
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El Picacho, Honduras

In March 2017, GB completed the design of the El Picacho water system and is currently seeking funding to start construction.
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El Saucito, Honduras

In June 2016, GB completed the design of the El Saucito water system and is currently seeking funding to start construction.
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Jalaca Abajo, Honduras

In March 2016 Global Brigades completed the design of the Jalaca Abajo water system and is currently seeking funding to start construction.
On Going

Las Uvas, Honduras

Global Brigades is seeking funding to break ground on a new water system for Las Uvas that will benefit more than 400 people with clean water.
On Going

Los Izotes, Honduras

In September 2016, GB completed the design of the Los Izotes water system and is currently seeking funding to start construction.
On Going

Luminapa, Honduras

In March 2017, GB completed the design of the Luminapa water system and is currently seeking funding to start construction.
On Going

Coyol de Linaca, Honduras

With the enormous support of Rotary Club Choluteca, Global Brigades is currently reaching the finishing stages of the new water system in Coyol de Linaca.
Completed

El Censo, Honduras

Global Brigades built a new water system in 2017 in El Censo, a community very near by the volunteer lodging facility of the same name.
Completed

Buena Vista, Honduras

After many years of technical assessments, Global Brigades was finally able to complete a new water system in Buena Vista thanks to the help of many new partners.
Completed

Casillas, Honduras

In collaboration with the local government, Global Brigades staff, volunteers, and community members, repaired and expanded the water system in Casillas.
Completed

Cuscateca, Honduras

Global Brigades volunteers and community members worked with the support of World Vision to build a new water system in the community of Cuscateca in 2016.
Completed

El Cantón, Honduras

El Cantón struggled with water quality and quantity for years due to poor design of their prior, shared water system. Volunteers worked for an entire year in the community to…
Completed

El Encinal, Honduras

Global Brigades supported the community of El Encinal to improve their access to water by redesigning and reconstructing their water system.
Completed

El Espinto, Honduras

In collaboration with World Vision, and the municipal government, Global Brigades and community members finished a new water system in El Espinito in 2016.
Completed

El Junco, Honduras

Global Brigades worked with the community of El Junco to build their own water system after years of struggle with a neighboring community over their shared water source.
Completed

El Junquillo, Honduras

In 2014 Global Brigades built a water system in the community of El Junquillo, where people had previously relied on increasingly dry hand dug wells for decades.
Completed

El Ocote, Honduras

After years of struggling with a system that only provided water for 20 minutes per day, community members of El Ocote partnered with Global Brigades to build a new system…
Completed

El Ojochal, Honduras

Global Brigades built its first water system in the southern region of Honduras in the community of El Ojochal.
Completed

El Retiro, Honduras

El Retiro, one of the more remote communities Global Brigades has worked in, lacked the resources to build there own water system, but came together with GB volunteers to solve…
Completed

El Zurzular, Honduras

The initial project in Global Brigades' first Holistic Community was the water system completed in El Zurzular in December of 2009.
Completed

Fray Lazaro, Honduras

While most of Fray Lazaro already had access to water, volunteers worked with community members to build a small water system to serve the neighborhood of Los Zimarros, which had…
Completed

Granadilla, Honduras

After years of working on a solution to the nearby community of Granadilla's water problems, Global Brigades was finally able to support them with a water system finished in 2015.
Completed

Guaricayan, Honduras

Volunteers and community members took only 2 months to construct a new water system that now serves over 200 people in Guaricayan.
Completed

La Concepcion, Honduras

After years of carrying water back to their homes from shallow wells around the community, the people of La Concepcion partnered with Global Brigades and their local government to build…
Completed

Liquidambos, Honduras

Volunteers and community members from Los Liquidambos built the community's first full scale water system together in 2013.
Completed

Los Hatillos, Honduras

After many delays and obstacles, Global Brigades built its largest water system to date in Honduras with the support of volunteers and the community members of Los Hatillos.
Completed

Los Huatales, Honduras

In 2016, Global Brigades completed a new water system in the community of Hermita de Saraguasca in collaboration with local NGO, AVODEC.
Completed

Pajarillos, Honduras

After suffering for years in dry season, Pajarillos completed their new water system in 2010 with the support of Global Brigades.
Completed

Palo Verde, Honduras

Global Brigades volunteers partnered with community members in Palo Verde to build their first full scale community water system in 2012.

Nicaragua

Completed

5 Communities Project, Nicaragua

Global Brigades partnered with Water for People and the municipal government to complete a combined water system for 5 communities, finishing in March 2017.
Completed

Hermita de Saraguasca, Nicargua

In 2016, Global Brigades completed a new water system in the community of Hermita de Saraguasca in collaboration with local NGO, AVODEC.
Completed

La Corneta, Nicaragua

In September 2016, Global Brigades completed a new water system in the community of La Corneta in collaboration with local NGO, AVODEC.
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La Naranja, Nicaragua

Global Brigades partnered with Water for People and the municipal government to complete a water system for over 700 people in La Naranja in 2016.