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Water +

We promote actions for equitable access to drinking water services.

AGUA+ is a project being developed in Guatemala through CARE with the objective of improving equitable access to drinking water and sanitation services for the population, especially women and girls, in communities prioritized by partners and strategic allies in Guatemala, through the training of leaders to promote collective actions.

The project is designed to be implemented over 24 months and will carry out capacity building activities for better management of drinking water and sanitation services in communities in the municipalities of Tacaná and San Rafael Pie de la Cuesta in the department of San Marcos, and in communities in municipalities prioritized by Fundación TECHO Guatemala.

Direct participants:


(553 women and
562 men)

Indirect participants:


(37,960 women and
37,040 men)


Joseph & Bonnie
Kies Endow

Partners and Allies

CARE will implement this project in coordination with the Municipal Water and Sanitation Offices (OMAS), public entities and with drinking water and sanitation networks made up of governmental and non-governmental organizations linked to the sector. In addition, we are strengthening our relationships and strategic alliances with these key actors to work together. Among the main networks and organizations with which we will coordinate project actions are:

  • TECHO Foundation.
  • Drinking Water and Sanitation Network of Guatemala (RASGUA).
  • Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance (MSPAS).
  • Municipal Development Institute (INFOM).
  • Secretariat of Planning and Programming of the Presidency (SEGEPLAN).
  • Civil Society and Women’s Organizations

Execution Period

  • From September 01, 2020 to August 31, 2022

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