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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.

Water filtration

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.

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES INITIATIVE

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

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go denise!

Seasoned Bicycle Adventurist Denise LaFountaine will complete the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route from Canada to Mexico this summer in support of Los Buenos Vecinos. Follow along with her ride and support her efforts here: