Watch out for that tree! I can always find a way to be a goof – we don’t have vines this big in Jersey!
The training day in Lexington, South Carolina went really well! Getting to spend the weekend with Radius (the organization Hydromissions has partnered with) and hearing why the training day “students” we’re interested in getting involved was really encouraging. Everyone has different backgrounds and talents but all are coming together to serve the common goal of … More Everyone LOVES playing with fire
I am taking my new portable solar charger to test while I am down in SC this weekend… but it didn’t hit me until packing today how suspicious this unit looks- a red led light on the front and if you unzip it, you are met with wires and a battery pack! Haha. I made … More Solar Chargers & South Carolina
Here are some teammates tinkering with an Afridev hand pump My pumps refresher training at Edge went really well this week. After spending three solid days focused on dismantling, building and troubleshooting hand pumps, I feel comfortable with tackling some repairs in the field if needed. This will also help me when it comes to … More Pump Repair
I think I am in the really really old section of the Philadelphia airport… ; )
I am writing from yet another airport terminal. This time I am in Philadelphia waiting to depart for Kentucky. I am heading to Louisville to take a water hand pump repair course with an organization called Edge Outreach. Although I took pump repair a few years ago and have built some pumps out in the … More Allergies & Edge
As always, the week of training at Equip has flown by! I am back in an airport terminal (Asheville) and as I wait for my flight, I have two distinct thoughts; (1) I have learned more then I anticipated during this week of training; (2) airport terminals make me hungry! Obviously, I am going to … More To train in a community, you have to first be their student
There is a framed poem hanging up in the small chapel on Providence Farm. “There are places in West Africa where the only water you will see is tears – bitter tears that mothers weep, and the tears water the ground where their children sleep” I think it hangs there to break our hearts so … More Without vision, people perish.
I am sitting in the Philadelphia Airport right now waiting to head to NC for a week long training course at Equip! I am going to take a class called Community Health Evangelism (CHE). CHE is a model where trainers teach community leaders (in third-world villages) how they can address their physical, social and spiritual … More My bags are packed, I’m ready to go!
I’m learning how to give stitches in my medical training class at Equip. Who is willing to let me practice stitching on a REAL arm? 😉