Free Primary School Water Project – Tonga

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. This project has been completed. Scroll down the page to read the conclusion.  Location Tonga The location of the project has been redacted for security reasons at the request of the Peace Corps Problem Addressed Currently, the local […]

Conclusion of Ovaka Water Catchment Project – Tonga

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Scott Yurcheshen. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to expand the gutter system at the school to provide additional drinking water at the primary school. Scott reports: Tonga is a group of more than 170 islands […]

Ovaka Water Catchment Project – Tonga

Location Ovaka, Vava’u, Kingdom of Tonga Community Description Ovaka is a small island, 2 hours by boat from the main town of Neiafu. During the week, there are approximately 50 people living on the island with 15 children in the local primary school, ranging from ages 6-11. The school’s sima vai (large water tank) is […]

Conclusion of Holopeka Water Project – Tonga

To read about the start of this project CLICK HERE. The Holopeka Water Project was successfully completed, with results beyond all expectations. Despite difficulties encountered along the way, and the temporary evacuation of the project leader, the project was concluded by the community with great results. After the project was underway, Peace Corps Volunteer Alicia […]

Holopeka Water Project – Tonga

Location Holopeka, island of Lifuka, island group of Ha’apai, Kingdom of Tonga Community Description The village of Holopeka consists of the government primary school, GPS Koulo, a Free Weslyan Church, a Church of Tonga, a Free Church of Tonga, and a Mormon Church and adjacent Latter Day Saints Middle School, and is home to 253 […]