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The water project that I find the most interesting is about Teresa Guzman, a woman who leads a Parent Teacher Association in Guatemala. Teresa and the other members of the group were responsible for bringing water to the 50-student school in order to give to students to drink, make snacks, and wash dishes. The women were realizing that many of the students were becoming sick because the only water that was available to them was contaminated. After working with the government and Water for People the women were able to provide a 50,000 liter rain catchment tank that uses the entire reach of the school's roof to collect water. Now during the rainy season they can use six water taps in the school to provide water and during the dry season they use only two taps in order to conserve the water. Now the children are not becoming sick and can focus on their schoolwork and the women do not have to search for water in order to bring it to the school.