Charcoal from a Local Brewery

Happy news!!! We've got charcoal! We are now in the process of seeking and finding filter materials for the water filter and one of the things we've been looking for is charcoal. We could have used activated carbon, but it won't be locally available in a small community of El 20, so it would be... Continue Reading →

Building a Water Filter

Following long and thorough discussions, we (water team) decided to concentrate to build a low-tech filter to reduce water hardness in the village of El20. Making the decision was not easy, but once it was done, it was a relief to have only one thing to focus on. Also, after a while it felt an... Continue Reading →

¡Hola a todos!

Here is El 7 de Aalto team talking to you: Carolina, Heidi, Henna, Juho, and Sara. We are a group of Aalto students who will be traveling to Mexico this year 2018, to work with ejído 20 de Noviembre (El 20), a small Mayan community in the Campeche region. The project is part of  Aalto... Continue Reading →

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