The Chacauco district is located in Pelileo, Ecuador. Inside there are 44 families, for a total of 628 inhabitants, many of which are relatives or neighbors. Despite the tight spaces, the community is extremely united, and thanks to the water point, collecting water has now become much easier.

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The water project in Ecuador

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