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Diana Lizeth Cálix Rubio


Untitled-3-RecoveredDiana has been the Director of Water and Community Water Development (ADEC) since 2008 and oversees all aspects of the organization. Diana started working with the Rural Water Association International (IRWA) in early 2007 in the construction and supervision of the Water Treatment Plant for Marcala, La Paz, Honduras. She is a founding member and former president of the Rotary Club of Marcala, has supervised and executed more than 15 basic water and sanitation projects in rural areas of the department of La Paz, in collaboration with several Rotary clubs in the United States. Before joining ADEC, I have served as Head of Public Works of the Municipality of the city of Marcala from 2004 to 2006.

Elías Enrique Mejía Orellana

eliasElías is a Circuit Rider who gives ongoing technical assistance to 65 communities in Santa Elena, Yarula, Santa Ana, Opatoro, Cabañas  municipalities in the department of La Paz, Marcala, Honduras. He visits these communities at least once a month to ensure continued water quality in these systems. He also provides training to the Water Boards in management, operation, maintenance, plumbing, and chlorination. His work benefits to around 32,500 people.

 

William Nahúm Martínez Márquez

IMG_4447EditWilliam is Supervisor of the Circuit Rider Program who provides ongoing technical assistance to 60 communities in Marcala, Chinacla, San José and Yarula municipalities in the department of La Paz, Marcala, Honduras. William supervises 5 Circuit Riders in the departments of Intibuca (Yamaranguila, Dolores), Copan Ruinas (Copan, Santa Rita), and La Paz (Marcala, South Zone). His work benefits more than 28,000 people. He also trains Water Boards on issues related to the administration, operation, maintenance and chlorination of water systems in communities to ensure access to potable water.

Oneida Carolina Lara

IMG_4452EditOneida works as a technician in Health and Hygiene. She provides technical assistance to 18 communities with Combined Systems to Purify Water and 14 communities with Ceramic Filters, in 5 municipalities in the department of La Paz, provides training on good hygiene and health in schools and homes. Her work benefits more than 6,000 people. Oneida also works as a technician in the ADEC laboratory doing bacteriological, physical, and chemical analysis as part of a monitoring program for potable water quality in the communities where ADEC works.

José Israel Elvir Márquez

IsraelIsrael works as the administration and accounting staff member of ADEC, and is responsible for maintaining the Chlorine bank stocks in the municipalities of Copán Ruinas and Marcala. He supplies of chlorine, reagents and test kits to Water Boards who are required to keep and monitor water quality in their systems.

 

Isai Lopez

IMG_4454editIsai is a Circuit Rider that works in the Department of La Paz, in the municipalities of MARCAA, Yarula, San Jose, Chinacla. Isai monitors water quality and provides technical assistance to 63 water systems, approximately 43.900 people benefited.

 

 

Carlos Izaguirre

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Carlos is the Circuit Rider that is working in the municipalities of San Antonio del Norte and Lauterique in the south of the department of La Paz, currently providing technical assistance, training in chlorination, administration, operation, maintenance and plumbing to 22 Water Boards, with a population of approximately 5,300 people.

Frelin Leiva

FrelinLeivaFrelin is the Circuit Rider that works in the Department of Copan, in the municipalities of Copan Ruinas and Santa Rita. He monitors water quality and provides technical assistance to 33 water systems, benefiting approximately 15.600 people.

 

 

ADVISERS

Advisers are not employees of ADEC but are individuals who provide guidance and technical assistance to the program.

Fred Stottlemyer

Fred is the volunteer Program Manager for the International Rural Water Association (IRWA). Fred began his involvement with IRWA in 1995 and has been an adviser to ADEC since its creation in 2006. He has committed significant time to developing the program as a grass roots program of instruction and technical assistance to rural communities through in-country groups dedicated to improving the quality, quantity and safety of drinking water. Fred has made Marcala, La Paz his second home and supports ADEC during his many trips to Honduras. [:es] 

Diana Lizeth Cálix Rubio

Untitled-3-RecoveredDiana has been the Director of Water and Community Development (ADEC) since 2008 and oversees all aspects of the organization. Diana started working with the International Rural Water Association (Irwa) in early 2007 in the construction and supervision of the water treatment plant for Marcala, La Paz, Honduras.  She is a founding member and former President of the Rotary Club of Marcala, has overseen and executed more than 15 basic water and sanitation projects in rural areas of the Department of Peace, in collaboration with several Rotary clubs in the United States. Before joining ADEC, I served as head of public works for the municipality of the city of Marcala from 2004 to 2006.

Elías Enrique Mejía Orellana

eliasElías is a circuit pilot who provides ongoing technical assistance to 65 communities in Santa Elena, Yarula, Santa Ana, Opatoro, cabins, municipalities of the Department of Peace, Marcala, Honduras. Visit these communities at least once a month to ensure the continuous quality of the water in these systems. Elías also provides training to water boards in management, operation, maintenance, plumbing and chlorination. His work benefits around 32,500 people. 

 

William Nahúm Martínez Márquez

IMG_4447EditWilliam is supervisor of the Circuit Rider program that provides ongoing technical assistance to 60 communities in the municipalities of Marcala, Chinacla, San José and Yarula in the Department of Peace, Marcala, Honduras. William supervises 5 Circuit Riders in the departments of Intibuca (Yamaranguila, Dolores), Copán Ruinas (Copán, Santa Rita), and La Paz (Marcala, southern zone). It also trains water boards on issues related to the administration, operation, maintenance and chlorination of water systems in communities to ensure access to potable water. His work benefits more than 28,000 people.

Oneida Carolina Lara

IMG_4452EditOneida works as a health and hygiene technician. It provides technical assistance to 18 communities with combined systems to purify water and 14 communities with ceramic filters in 5 municipalities of the Department of Peace, offering hygiene and health training in schools and homes. His work benefits more than 6,000 people. He also works as a technician in the ADEC laboratory performing bacteriological, physical and chemical analyzes as part of a program to monitor the quality of drinking water in the communities where ADEC works.

José Israel Elvir Márquez

IsraelIsrael trabaja en la administración y contabilidad de ADEC y es responsable de mantener las existencias de bancos de cloro en los municipios de Copán Ruinas y Marcala. Suministrar cloro, reactivos y kits de prueba a las tablas de agua que requieren para mantener y controlar la calidad del agua en sus sistemas.

 

Isai Lopez

IMG_4454editIsai es un Circuit Rider que trabaja en el Departamento de la paz, en los municipios de Marcala, Yarula, San José, Chinacla. Isai monitorea la calidad del agua y proporciona asistencia técnica a 63 sistemas de agua, aproximadamente 43.900 personas se beneficiaron.

 

 

Carlos Izaguirre

CarlosIzaguirreCarlos es el Circuit Rider que trabaja en los municipios de San Antonio del norte y Lauterique en el sur del Departamento de la paz, actualmente proporcionando asistencia técnica, capacitación en cloración, administración, operación, mantenimiento y fontanería a 22 mesas de agua, con una población de aproximadamente 5.300 personas. 

 

 

Frelin Leiva

FrelinLeivaFrelin es el Circuit Rider que trabaja en el Departamento de Copán, en los municipios de Copán Ruinas y Santa Rita. Supervisa la calidad del agua y proporciona asistencia técnica a 33 sistemas de agua, aproximadamente 15.600 personas beneficiadas.

 

 

Advisors

Los asesores no son empleados de ADEC pero son individuos que proporcionan orientación y asistencia técnica al programa.

Fred Stottlemyer

Fred es el Gerente de programa de la Asociación Internacional de agua rural. En el año 2006, el Sr. Fred Stottlemyer de International Rural Water Association (IRWA) visita Marcala en el departamento de La Paz con el deseo de ayudar a mejorar la calidad del agua que consumen los vecinos del casco urbano, a principios del año 2007 hace un pequeño equipo liderado por Diana Cálix para construir la primera Planta de Tratamiento en la fuente de “El Chiflador”, con capacidad de 550 gal/min que beneficiará a más de 5,000 personas, luego ven la necesidad de ayudar con asistencia técnica a las Juntas de Agua en las zonas rurales del departamento de La Paz para que tengan agua de calidad , salud e higiene en sus comunidades . En el año 2008 Agua y Desarrollo Comunitario (ADEC) obtienen su Personalidad Jurídica.[:]