Washington has been on our team since 2012! … More Meet Washington!
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
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
A 4 year-long wait is finally over for this small, 250-person community… … More Open the Faucets!
I am so excited to announce that WE REACHED OUR FUNDING GOAL for the “Gift a Goat & More” campaign! Thank you all for supporting and sharing the fundraiser with your friends and family! As I am preparing for my 2016 projects, I realized that I almost forgot to highlight what we have accomplished together in … More 2015 Review
The Preschool Project: I wasn’t involved with the earlier stages of the preschool development story so I am sharing the history of the preschool from info gathered via Kathy, Jim, Bruce and Michelle. I decided to devote an entire post to the story because I did get to be present for the ceremony and see … More Sassy Coffee, Part 2
Ah yes, I also have other important supplies (clothes, tech gear, first aid, etc) for my two-month long project in El Salvador, but the trail mix is, by far, my favorite item. I am leaving [really] early Monday morning for San Salvador with teammate, Jess. We will meet another teammate, Raul, at the airport in … More 4 pounds of Trail Mix
I just want to thank you all who helped make the first phase of “Gift a Goat” so successful! We currently have 35 female goats in the community being cared for by the students themselves with 32 more goats funded (but not yet purchased). In addition, 10 female goats and 1 male goat (billy goat) were … More THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
This is a current photo of Carlos & Victor using the well we drilled and installed back in March on Isla Bastimentos, Panama. This borehole well taps into a spring that flows year-round. It is so cool to see about half* the members of the community really using and benefitting from this source of safe … More My Favorite Photo!
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