I never wrote a blog about my first experience as a WaSH Engineer for Disaster Response in Barbuda back in 2017/2018. It was a difficult trip and I had a lot going on (Haiti Project) as soon as I got home, so I never took the time to go back and write any of my … More Bahamas, hiking and jumping back on a plane
I returned safe and sound from Barbuda and now I’m off to Haiti! … More Home and Away Again
4 (or 5) countries in 2 months. Lots of projects ahead of me! … More My Next 4 (0r 5) Countries
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
I will be picking up my Hydromissions teammates in about twenty minutes and heading off the grid for the drilling project in the mountains! Keep up the prayers! You’ll hear from me again on the 18th or 19th of Feb!
Message from Cait: Persevered through hard material all day. Hit water at 15′. Drilled down to case borehole at 22′! Latrine construction next challenge. All is well. Food is good.
Message from Cait: “All is well! Made it to Bukedea. Thatched huts and very remote just like i like! We walk everywhere and the huts are spaced quite well. I love it. The hut i live in is 5 star. I even have a door! No snakes yet. I was pulled aside as the team … More First message from Cait
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.
Planning for Uganda has been very difficult so far. I have two Hydromissions projects in two different regions in Uganda – each project will have different American trainees. Coordinating the arrival and departure times, trying to add in factors for long bus rides and figuring out exactly how much time we might need in each … More Logistics, Ahh!