Agua Viva Ministries provides assistance such as food, clothing, housing, medical needs, etc. to needy people in Agua Prieta, Mexico. Christian teaching and relief work are administered by volunteer organizers RoseMary Townsend and John VerWys who are assisted by visiting work teams and caring individuals. This work has been carried out from Douglas, Arizona for 15 years.
In 2005 a Canadian non-profit society was established to represent numerous Canadian supporters of Agua Viva Ministries. Under the direction of a volunteer board the Society will help with administration work under the following mission statement: