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WHO ARE LOS BUENOS VECINOS?

In the highlands of Guatemala, a small group of friends is creating solutions to the problems of sanitation, health, and disease prevention. The mission of The Good Neighbors, Los Buenos Vecinos is simply:  

clean water, clean hands, at home and at school

TIPPY TAPS

Tippy taps, first developed in Zimbabwe in 1985, are shown to reduce disease transmission by approximately 47% when used with proper hand-wash protocol.

BIOSAND WATER FILTERS

Simple. Sustainable. Scalable.

Biosand filter technology is capable of removing up to 98.5% of bacteria and protozoa, as well as 95% of iron and turbidity.

EDUCATION

Ensuring the success of our efforts through proper education and certified training techniques.