Usually 4 weeks can feel like a long time, but in Panama, the time flies. We have so many communities that we are working in and I have a great place to stay (with the Wood family) and a small workshop to work on the pumps that it makes it easy to pass the time. … More Time flies when you’re having fun…drilling wells!
The Gift-A-Goat fundraiser is back again! Help me provide goats for the children of Marbial, Haiti so they may fund their educations and develop their community. Your donation will also help provide clean water for communities around the world! … More Gift-a-Goat is back again!
Lovely had 5 goats in her herd. Now she has 4, but it’s for a good reason … More Lovely’s Goats
Yes, we are all going on little-to-no sleep, but we thought we were pulling it off until the TSA lady called us out. … More “You look like you’re coming off an international flight”
I’m home from Haiti. In short, the borehole well is still a work-in-progress. We partnered with an organization, Water4Haiti, that has an LS200 rotary drill, however the drill needed a part repaired Stateside. One of our teammates, Edward, took the part for repair in Texas (his home State) while the rest of us also returned … More Home for the Holidays
I’ve mentioned before that for manual drilling, Haiti is extremely difficult. Even though it is hard (and has a history of blocking my efforts with the rocks that make up most of the country’s subsurface), it doesn’t mean I’ll stop trying different methods and supporting different teams with drilling here in Haiti. This time, … More One step forward, two steps back
The “Gift a Goat & MORE!” fundraiser for 2016 has started! We were able to do a lot of great projects with the funds from last year. In Marbial Haiti, 60 more students entered the goat program and received their own goat to raise and breed, a community of 250 people now have water access … More Gift a Goat & MORE 2016!
I bet if I looked back at all my blog posts, a high percentage would start out with some variation of “sorry it has taken me so long to write…” 🙂 I did not intend to be Stateside so long after the holidays, but our project to Haiti, originally slated for January, was postponed to … More I should be in Haiti right now, but I’m in chilly NJ!
I am so excited to announce that WE REACHED OUR FUNDING GOAL for the “Gift a Goat & More” campaign! Thank you all for supporting and sharing the fundraiser with your friends and family! As I am preparing for my 2016 projects, I realized that I almost forgot to highlight what we have accomplished together in … More 2015 Review
I got home early yesterday morning from a short (productive) project in Haiti! This was Phase 2 of the Gift a Goat program started last year by me and my sister, Helene. We had Dana and John return with us for their second time in Marbial and Chelsey joined us for her first time volunteering … More Better grades for goats