Conclusion of Salapwuk Water Project – Micronesia

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Ruthanne Swanson. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to build a dam at one of the rivers that runs through the jungle surrounding Salapwuk. The dam, designed to bring water to the homes of Salapwuk’s 200 […]

Salapwuk Water Project – Micronesia

Location Salapwuk, Pohnpei, Micronesia Community Description Salapwuk is a small village of about 200 people, located in the mountains of Pohnpei, the largest island in the Federated States of Micronesia. It has a hot and humid tropical climate for most of the year, but a seasonal drought. Salapwuk’s residents are primarily subsistence farmers who grow […]