IN 1996: First United Methodist Church of Winter Park begins Mission trips to Northern Costa Rica.

IN 2007: While on a mission trip to Los Chiles FUMCWP is made aware of the many slums around Los Chiles without water.

IN 2010: First successful well drilled in the Los Chiles neighborhood of Achotal.  Its still providing clean water to this day.

IN 2012: Agua Viva Serves formed and $50,000 raised to bring on Deep Rock M-60 drill rig and Ford F-250 Drilling Truck.

IN 2016: A record year with over 150 volunteers supporting the effort.  2016 will mark Agua Viva Serves' 60th well.  

IN 2017:   AVS has reached over 6600 people with a total of 70 well.  We now have over 4 large water tower based projects reaching as many as 1000 people with our largest water system.

2018 Completed our 6th year of independent operation reaching a planned 8300 people by the end of the year.

2019 Major project in Medeo Caso started to reach another 600 people by the end of summer 2019.

Financial Information

Agua Viva Serves, Inc. is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code;

EIN 46-4727623.