Washington has been on our team since 2012! … More Meet Washington!
I am so sorry for the radio silence.
Although I have not been writing project updates, I have still been working on projects. … More Radio Silence
Lovely had 5 goats in her herd. Now she has 4, but it’s for a good reason … More Lovely’s Goats
Three fabulous volunteers showed up in Panama! Choppy water, slippery logs, mangrove mud and “that cacao drink” were all part of their experiences … More Three Volunteers (and TWO video clips!)
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!
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”
4 (or 5) countries in 2 months. Lots of projects ahead of me! … More My Next 4 (0r 5) Countries
A 4 year-long wait is finally over for this small, 250-person community… … More Open the Faucets!
It has been nearly a week since I left Panama. It was a long and difficult project, but the outcome was good. A well was drilled on Isla Tigre, a toilet installed for Simon, a pump repaired for Viviana’s community well and the 2,400′ pipeline bringing water to the school and mangrove houses was … More Panama Mud
*to make it easier to share this update, I am going to call the community leader “John.” I had originally written it with “community leader” throughout, but it seemed difficult to read it that way. The next morning (Wednesday), I started packing my tools at daybreak to head back to the village. I was still letting … More 9:00am (Part 2)