Closing off my three months in Panama is sad, but I am looking forward to going home to see my family … More Last Week in Panama
Raul and Simon spent a week visiting the villages that Simon and I have been working in over these past 11-weeks. Our projects have opened doors and one very special invitation. … More A key, An open door, An invitation
Returning to Valle Escondido – the land of all those slippery hills! We drilled one hole and found water, but it wasn’t enough, so we persisted … More Back to those slippery HILLS!
A special team worked together on the well in Buena Esperanza! … More No Sharks in Shark Hole
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!
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
Remember how we were slowly chipping away at the rocks in Butenga? Our daily routine looked like this: Drill, get stuck on a rock, hand-dig out the rocks, shovel them into a bucket to be dumped outside of the pit. Find softer soil, drop the drill into the pit (thinking that perhaps we had passed … More Plan “B”