Under the direction of our local staff, operate a drill rig, flush and develop the well, construct a concrete slab, and install a handpump. Occasionally this process may take longer than a week depending on the complexity of the project.
Visit the community's existing water source and understand the current need.
Piped systems vary by country and community, but generally involve installing a submersible pump to an existing well or water source and distributing safe water through pipes to water kiosks, tap stands, handwashing stations, latrines, and even directly into houses. One piped system can reach up to 5,000 people- the equivalent of 20 hand pumps!
Occasionally wells, hand pumps, and piped systems break down over time. Visit an existing project to restore water access through rehab and repair.
We accomplish long-term safe water access is through a series of tests to determine if the systems’ water is free from contamination and safe for our global neighbors to use for all their daily needs. Through this process, community members can be confident knowing that the water they drink will not make them sick.
Living Water Trip team members will lead and participate in engaging lessons that use stories from the Bible to teach communities about the importance of safe water, sanitation, and hygiene practices, empowering them to improve their health and raise their quality of life.
Living Water Trip team members promote a holistic approach to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) by working with communities on activities like handwashing, proper water storage, and using latrines. These efforts improve sanitation practices, leading to a better quality of life. Education and participation drive positive changes in health, school achievement, and productivity.
An orality Bible storying lesson is a creative and interactive way to share and teach stories from the Bible using spoken words, gestures, and visual aids, making it engaging and easy to remember for everyone involved.
Participate in daily devotions with local church and community leaders, Living Water staff, and your trip teammates.
Whether you are an individual looking to join a group, or a full team of 10-12 people, start by filling out a booking request form. Our Living Water Trips Director will get you set up with a trip that works for you. To see a full list of available trip dates, please visit the link provided on the booking request form.
Submit the booking request form and we will contact you.
When your spot is confirmed, complete registration and pay or fundraise. The total trip cost is $1,850 plus airfare for Central America and the Caribbean, $2,500 plus airfare for Africa.