The community in the Pasco region of Peru currently has to collect unclean water from local streams and rivers. These water sources are often scarce in the dry season and contaminated with fecal matter. This project will provide a year-round source of clean and reliable water.
Nestled in the western highlands of Guatemala, the Aldea Paztac elementary school is structurally inadequate and jeopardized by seismic activity and erosion. The project will replace the school, increasing the size and upgrading the bathrooms to better accommodate the growing community.
The Rio Azul community does not have a building dedicated to higher education. Students of all ages are forced to cram into a small learning space. A new structure will provide a designated space for high school students and include a power supply and sanitation facilities.
The Colfax Municipal Building in Colfax, Wisconsin houses the public library, police station, and community theatre. Parts of the building are unusable due to a leak in the basement. The project will provide an engineering assessment plan and recommendations.
Beacon Interfaith is a non-profit organization providing low income housing in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Through collaborative efforts with EnerChange and CE Corp, energy audits will be conducted to improve energy efficiency to stretch resources and provide more services.
Partnering with the Division of Indian Work, this project will involve the review of a solar panel system to ensure it is working to capacity. Additionally, a rainwater catchment system for gardening will be designed, and a composting system will be installed.