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Race for Water

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University of Colorado Boulder

2000 Colorado Ave

Boulder, CO 80309

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Come join us for Race for Water 5k fundraiser!

10 am April 22, 2017 at Duane Field on CU Boulder Campus! All participants will recieve a goodie bag and possibly a t-shirt. Looking for somone to sponsors the shirt for the event! Top three in each gender with recieve crafts from Paraguay! Waviers signed on day of race.

Silent Auction after race with running gear and crafts brought back from Paraguay.

EWB-CU Paraguay is working with the rural community of Yvy Katu. Over 40 families lack access to reliable, clean drinking water. Through outreach and engineering, we hope to reduce the time it takes to collect water and improve the quality and quantity of available water.

Currently, collecting water takes an average of 3.5 hours each day. The quality of the water is low, with suspended debris and herbicide contamination that gets people sick. After the implementation of this water system, each household will have a tap on their property that will supply clean, safe drinking water at any time of day or night.

This is a momumentus effort, and will require countless manhours to design and build. In addition to time, this project will require a proportional amount of capital. Our team aims to raise approximately $25,000 for our upcoming implementation trip in the summer of 2017.

This $25,000 will go towards the drilling of a 100 meter well and the purchase of a pump and a 10,000-liter retention tank.

Once EWB-CU Paraguay secures funding for our project, we will be able to travel to the community again in the summer and begin implementation. Construction will occur in phases, with the ultimate goal of a fully functional water system that can transport water to each and every of the 42 families living in Yvy Katu.

Help support Engineers Without Borders Paraguay by making a donation today. The process is fast, easy, and secure. Whatever you can give will help -- it all adds up!

If you can't make a donation at this point, help us reach our goal by sharing this page on Facebook and Twitter! Or, even better, send an e-mail to friends you think might be interested in contributing and include a link to our page!

EWB-CU Paraguay truly appreciates any support you can provide. Thank you!

Extra Donation Page: https://support.ewb-usa.org/fundraise?fcid=884931

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