There are 15 shallow water wells existing in El Porvenir. However, it is common for these wells to dry up in the dry season, producing at most, a slow trickle.
"we want it to be a benefit to the community both physically and socially."
We really had no idea what we were walking into with this project. We just met the guys behind Sunica and heard about their mission to provide clean water to underserved communities in some of the poorest parts of their world. From there, it was basically "hey let's get on a plane and go capture the story". So we knew this was going to be about as run and gun as it gets. But that's the exact kind of challenge that gets us the most excited – when everything seems to be working against you and you have no crutches. It all comes down to being in the moment and telling real stories. It's the best!