We went to Isla Tigre, where most of Simon’s family lives. Tigers? No, but we did spot a little orange kitten … More Tiger Island
How do we get a community to embrace a borehole well? We need one family to be willing to try… … More Simon’s Great Idea!
A “drilling day” turned into a “scout day” in one of the most beautiful communities in the province. … More Hidden Valley (aka LOTS OF HILLS!)
11 insanely busy, yet fun and productive days with the team from Washington! … More 11-days of AWESOMENESS!
We drilled two wells, checked a half dozen others, took water samples, repaired water tanks, repaired a pump and some holes in the water line in the mangroves. … More In Rain or Shine
This same scenario has played out time and again over the past 8 years. I go go go with the planning, fundraising, packing … More Dejavú?
Each Hydromissions project is unique because we work in many countries, most of which have different climates, languages and cultures within themselves. … More Panama Projects
Although Stateside at the moment, I still have stories to share from my recent work in Panama. Read about the new pump design and check out the manual (link in the post) to build your own! … More A New PVC Pump!
Simon, Shirlene, Ellie and I returned to Dejada to build the rain catchment system about two weeks after our initial visit. That two weeks was enough time for the community to build a platform for the water tank and cut posts to support the elevated pipe from the roof to the tank. It is really … More Dejada
One of the first projects in Panama was to check out a new community called Dejada for a potential rain catchment system. Dejada was described as being near another community that I thought was called “Charcoal.” It sounded like “Charcoal” or “Sharcoal,” but it was neither. It was called “Shark Hole.” I am not joking- I felt a … More 5 Awesome Volunteers!